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American English: /ˈleɪdər/
British English: /ˈleɪtə/

Translation of later in Spanish:


  • late 1
    we caught a later train
    tomamos un tren posterior
    her later books are not as good
    los libros que escribió después or sus libros posteriores no son tan buenos
    keep it for later use
    guárdalo para (usarlo) más adelante
    we'll discuss it at a later date
    lo discutiremos más adelante


  • late 2
    más tarde
    15 minutes/a week later
    15 minutos/una semana después or más tarde
    I got up later than usual
    me levanté más tarde que de costumbre
    several glasses of brandy later …
    después de varias copas de coñac …
    later that day/night
    más tarde or posteriormente ese día/esa noche
    later I realized that …
    después or posteriormente me di cuenta de que …
    applications must be in not o no later than May 14
    las solicitudes deben presentarse a más tardar el 14 de mayo
    bring it not o no later than Friday
    tráelo el viernes a más tardar
    later on
    más tarde
    his partner, later to become his brother-in-law
    su socio, que después or posteriormente se convertiría en su cuñado
    see you later!

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