latest
I. adjective Date: 1588 1. archaic last 2. most recent II. noun Date: 1801 1. the latest acceptable time — usually used in the phrase at the latest 2. something that is the most recent or currently fashionable <
the latest in diving techniques
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  • latest — superlative of LATE (Cf. late). The latest the news attested from 1886 …   Etymology dictionary

  • latest — index contemporary, current, present (current), prevailing (current) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • latest — final, *last, terminal, concluding, eventual, ultimate Antonyms: earliest …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • latest — [[t]le͟ɪtɪst[/t]] ♦♦ 1) Latest is the superlative of late. 2) ADJ SUPERL: oft v link ADJ in/of n You use latest to describe something that is the most recent thing of its kind. ...her latest book... Latest reports say another five people have… …   English dictionary

  • latest — lat|est1 [ˈleıtıst] adj [only before noun] the most recent or the newest ▪ all the latest gossip ▪ His latest film is one of the funniest he s ever made. latest 2 latest2 n 1.) the latest informal the most recent or newest thing the latest in ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • latest — 1 adjective (only before noun) the most recent or the newest: all the latest gossip | Metallica s latest album 2 noun 1 the latest informal the most recent news, fashion, or technical improvement: the latest in computer software 2 at the latest… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • latest — /lay tist/, adj. a superl. of late with later as compar. 1. most recent; current: latest fashions. 2. last. adv. 3. at the latest, not any later than (a specified time): Be at the airport by 7 o clock at the latest. n. 4. the latest, the most… …   Universalium

  • latest — 1. adjective /ˈleɪt.ɪst/ a) Comparative of the adjective late; most late. Whiles the sad pang approching she does feele, / Brayes out her latest breath, and vp her eyes doth seele. b) Last, final. Here is the latest news on the accident. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • latest*/*/*/ — I [ˈleɪtɪst] adj most recent or newest The latest figures show steady growth.[/ex] II the latest [ˈleɪtɪst] noun [singular] the most recent event, thing, piece of news etc Have you heard the latest? He s getting a divorce.[/ex] • at the latest no …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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