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latest adj
1 up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date; "the news is up-to-the-minute"; "the very latest scientific discoveries" [syn: up-to-the-minute]
2 in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "knows the newest dances"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique" [syn: last, newest, up-to-date, cutting-edge, with-it]

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  1. Comparative of the adjective late; most late.
  2. Most recent.
    Here is the latest news on the accident.


Comparative of the adjective late; most late
Most recent


  1. Comparative of the adverb late; most late.



  1. The most recent information or news.
    Have you heard the latest?
    What's the latest on the demonstrations in New York?

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

actual, as is, being, closing, concluding, contemporaneous, contemporary, current, eventual, existent, existing, extant, farthest out, fashionable, final, fresh, hindmost, immanent, immediate, in, instant, lag, last, latter, modern, most recent, new, newest, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, rearmost, running, terminal, that be, that is, topical, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute
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