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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 8
4. Coming after the time when due, or after the usual or proper time; not early; slow; tardy; long delayed; as, a late spring.
6. Existing or holding some position not long ago, but not now; lately deceased, departed, or gone out of office; as, the late bishop of London; the late administration.
8. Continuing or doing until an advanced hour of the night; as, late revels; a late watcher.
Examples of usage:
  • This was late in the '50's. - "California 1849-1913 or the Rambling Sketches and Experiences of Sixty-four Years' Residence in that State.", L. H. Woolley.
  • I was too late to see the name. - "The Brother of Daphne", Dornford Yates.
  • He awoke late the next morning. - "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers", Various.
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