latest
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This word must be used with the definite article in the senses shown in 1) - 4).
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (last)
a. último
What is the latest plane we can board?¿Cuál es el último avión que podemos abordar?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
April 23rd is the latest date we can hand our assignments in.El 23 de abril es la fecha límite para la entrega de los trabajos prácticos.
Is that the latest time you can stay?¿Eso es lo más tarde que puedes quedarte?
2. (most up-to-date)
a. último
The fans flooded the stores to buy the rock star's latest album.Los fanáticos inundaron las tiendas para comprar el último álbum de la estrella de rock.
b. más reciente
This is the latest of a series of examples of the mayor's lack of empathy with the working class.Este es el más reciente de una serie de ejemplos de la falta de empatía del alcalde con la clase trabajadora.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Peter always buys the latest IT equipment.Peter siempre se compra lo último en equipos informáticos.
Sunnyvale Hospital has the latest and most complete array of medical equipment.El hospital de Sunnyvale tiene el conjunto más moderno y completo de equipamiento médico.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (most recent news)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
And next, the latest on the earthquake in Chile.Y a continuación, las últimas noticias sobre el terremoto de Chile.
Have you heard the latest on your neighbor?¿Te enteraste de lo último que están diciendo sobre tu vecino?
4. (most modern)
a. lo último
We carry the latest in LED technology.Ofrecemos lo último en tecnología LED.
5. (most recent development)
a. la última
Well, your cousin's latest is unbelievable!¡Vaya! ¡La última de tu primo es increíble!
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(significant other)
a. la última conquista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Have you met Maria's latest?¿Ya conoces la última conquista de María?
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latest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
at the latestcomo muy tarde
the latest I can stay is four o'clocksólo puedo quedarme hasta las cuatro
have you heard the latest?¿has oído las últimas noticias?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. último(a)
her latest worksu última obra
the latest newslas últimas noticias
the latest editionla última edición
the latest fashionsla última moda
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latest [ˈleɪtɪst]
adjective
(superl)
2 (last) [+flight, train, bus] último
the latest flight I can get leaves at 11.30pm
the latest (possible) date la fecha límite
the latest possible date for the election is June 5th what is the latest date for applications to be in by?
the latest possible moment el último momento
He had delayed his arrival until the latest possible moment
the latest (possible) time lo más tarde
what is the latest (possible) time I might arrive? the latest possible time you could have an appointment is 5.15
3 (most recent) [+figures, boyfriend, book] último; más reciente
...the latest figures for wholesale prices Latest reports say he is in hospital in a stable condition ...the latest political developments in Somalia we now go live to Warsaw for the latest developments The latest opinion poll gives him sixty-one per cent of the votes /the latest victims of stabbing attacks/ were two young soldiers have you met her latest boyfriend? ...the latest James Bond film Her latest book is called "Second Class Citizen" Both of these hits are on the latest album
the latest in a series of el último or el más reciente en una serie de
the latest in a series of attacks The resignations are the latest in a series of blows to Mr Amato's government The Serpentine is only the latest in a series of British lakes and waterways affected by the algae
the latest fashion la última moda
...the latest fashions from Paris
it's the latest model es el último modelo
the latest news las últimas noticias
the latest news from around the world
noun
the latest
2 (news)
have you heard the latest? ¿te has enterado de la última noticia?
over to Eleanor Goodman for /the latest on today's main story/
for the latest on where to go and what to do ... para la información más actualizada acerca de dónde ir y qué hacer ...; have you heard his latest? he broke his leg jumping off a wall ¿has oído la última que ha hecho? se rompió una pierna saltando de un muro
3 (most modern type)
it's the latest in food processors es lo último en robots de cocina
featuring the very latest in computer animation technology
4 (last possible time) lo más tarde
the latest he can see you is Thursday lo más tarde que puede verte es el jueves; at the (very) latest como muy tarde; it has to be here by Friday at the (very) latest tiene que estar aquí el viernes como muy tarde
Changes will become necessary by the autumn at the latest
5 (boyfriend, girlfriend)
have you seen her latest? ¿has visto a su último ligue? (informal)
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Phrases with "latest"
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at the latest
a más tardar
your device needs the latest security updates
el dispositivo necesita las últimas actualizaciones de seguridad
latest news
últimas noticias
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