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An example use of latter in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… feeling that the second the latter is is …”
Latter means the last part of something.
the word latter occurs in english on average 30 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that latter can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;