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later

Pronunciation: /ˈleɪtər; ˈleɪtə(r)/

Translation of later in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • comp of late 1 [meeting/edition] posterior, ulterior [formal] 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

adverb/adverbio

  • comp of late 2 después, 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, después his partner, later to become his brother-in-law su socio, que después or posteriormente se convertiría en su cuñado see you later! ¡hasta luego!, ¡hasta ahora!

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