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latter-day

[lat-er-dey] /ˈlæt ərˌdeɪ/
adjective
1.
of a later or following period:
latter-day pioneers.
2.
of the present period or time; modern:
the latter-day problems of our society.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; latter + day
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  • He is recognized by common consent as the chief latter-day orator of his section.
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  • Her latter-day followers tried to tone down her messianic pretensions, but they were clear, and outlasted her life.
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British Dictionary definitions for latter-day

latter-day

adjective
1.
present-day; modern
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