Lateness - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈleɪtnəs|  American pronunciation of the word lateness
Brit.  |ˈleɪtnəs|  British pronunciation of the word lateness

noun

- quality of coming late or later in time

Examples

It happened in late spring.

A word first recorded in the late 17th century

We had a late spring this year.

Hurry up or we'll be late for school.

Their warning was too late to help him.

I've always been a late riser.

He made a donation to the school in memory of his late wife.

Late in the year he became ill.

It rained late in the day.

Late in his career he moved to the city.

A word first recorded late in the 17th century

They were trailing by a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

The package should be arriving late next week.

He sent in his job application late.

They arrived too late for breakfast.

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