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A term used to refer to the last item in a given list, usually of two items. "I've worked for Company A and Company B, but the latter was my favorite." This indicates that Company B was my favorite company to work for.

Use 'latter' in a Sentence

He had a choice between two jobs, and he chose the latter, because the first choice just wasn't high paying enough.
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I loved both the yellow dress and the green dress, but chose the latter because its color matched my eyes.
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My favorite books are Harry Potter and the Lord of the Rings, but if I had to choose one, I would choose the latter.
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