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Definition of later adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    later

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈleɪtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈleɪtər//
     
     
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  1. 1  at a time in the future; after the time you are talking about See you later. I met her again three years later. His father died later that year. We're going to Rome later in the year. She later became a doctor. opposite early
  2. 2Later! (informal) a way of saying goodbye, used by young people Later, guys!
  3. Idioms  (informal) at a time in the future; after the time you are talking about I'm going out later on. Much later on, she realized what he had meant. by a particular time and not after it Please arrive no later than 8 o'clock.
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