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American English: /ˈleɪtˌkəmər/
British English: /ˈleɪtkʌmə/


  • latecomers will have to sit at the back
    los que lleguen tarde tendrán que sentarse atrás
    he was a latecomer to classical music
    su interés por la música clásica se despertó tardíamente
    Example sentences
    • A few latecomers arrived in a hurry and took their seats as soon as possible, relieved that they had not missed anything.
    • I paddled the rest of the way in to the beach, arriving just as the latecomers were hopping over the rocks that lined the shore.
    • The latecomer did arrive 10 minutes after the dinner had begun and the place setting had been pulled.
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