Definition of latterly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈladərlē/


1Recently: latterly, his painting has shown a new freedom of expression
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  • I've been involved in those areas latterly as assistant grounds manager and I can say to fans not to worry.
  • He will be presented with the Marsden Medal tonight for his 40-year contribution to Antarctic research, latterly focusing on climate change.
  • Those who live and work in the area, which has latterly advertised itself as The Quarter, feel the bar will upset the balance of this café quarter.
1.1In the later stages of a period of time, especially of a person’s life: he worked on the paper for fifty years, latterly as its political editor
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  • The Theatre Royal, opened in Williamson Square in 1762, latterly a cold storage premises, witnessed across its stage a procession of the finest artists of their age.
  • He enjoyed fishing, shooting, and his garden, and latterly took up painting.
  • I was her carer but I was also latterly her colleague, and, I am proud to say, her friend.

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Syllabification: lat·ter·ly

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