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late adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (after the scheduled time)in ritardo loc avv
 I need to go. I am late for my appointment.
 Devo andare. Sono in ritardo per il mio appuntamento.
late adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (near the end of the day etc.)tardi avv
 It's late. Let's go home.
 È tardi. Andiamo a casa.
late adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (latter part of)avanzato, tardo agg
  (decenni, secoli)la seconda metà di nf
 They married in the late sixties. He married a woman in her late 40s.
 Si sposarono nella seconda metà degli anni Sessanta.
late advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (after the scheduled time)in ritardo loc avv
 I arrived ten minutes late for the meeting.
 Sono arrivato dieci minuti in ritardo per il meeting.
late advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (near the end of: night, etc.)fino a tardi loc avv
 We talked late into the night.
 Abbiamo parlato fino a tardi e non siamo andati a letto prima di mezzanotte.
late adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." formal (former, deceased)defunto, scomparso agg
  fu agg invar
 The late John Peters was a good man.
 Il defunto John Peters era un buon uomo.
 
Additional Translations
late adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (fruit, vegetables: maturing later) (frutta, verdura)tardivo agg
 The ripening times are different for early and late fruit.
 I tempi di maturazione sono diversi per i frutti precoci e tardivi.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
almost too late adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (only just in time)appena in tempo
  quasi troppo tardi
 We were almost too late to gain entry.
 Siamo arrivati appena in tempo per entrare.
as of late advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (recently, lately)ultimamente, recentemente loc avv
  negli ultimi tempi, di recente loc avv
 She has been acting unusually as of late. She hasn't eaten for four days nor slept for two nights.
 Ultimamente si comporta in modo insolito. Non mangia da quattro giorni e non dorme da due notti.
be late v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not arrive on time)essere in ritardo vi
  arrivare in ritardo vi
 We have a departmental meeting this morning so I daren't be late. Don't be late for your own wedding.
 Stamattina abbiamo una riunione di reparto quindi non posso essere in ritardo.
 Non arrivate in ritardo al vostro matrimonio.
better late than never  (proverbio)meglio tardi che mai
late arrival arrivo in ritardo
late at night advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a late hour, during the night)a tarda ora, a notte fonda avv
 I used to stay up late at night listening to music and reading.
 Stavo alzato fino a tarda ora a leggere e ascoltare musica.
late blight peronospora nf
late bloomer tarda fioritura nf
late bloomer pianta che fiorisce tardi
late fee nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (charge incurred for missed deadline)sanzione per ritardo, multa per ritardo, penalità per ritardo
late hour ora tarda
late in the day advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in the evening)nel tardo pomeriggio
  verso sera
late in the day advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (belatedly)troppo tardi, tardivamente avv
late in the day adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (belated)tardivo agg
  tardi agg
 You should have apologized while he was still alive, now it's a little late in the day.
 Avresti dovuto scusarti quando era ancora in vita, adesso è un po' tardi.
late latin tardo latino
late sleeper nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who does not wake early)chi dorme fino a tardi
 He's a late sleeper, don't expect him to arrive early for work.
  A chi dorme fino a tardi non si può chiedere di andare a vedere il sole che sorge.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
late slip nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (school: form filled in on late arrival) (scuola)giustificazione per il ritardo
late-breaking adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (news: last-minute)dell'ultimo minuto
  fresco agg
 In late breaking news, the president has just announced her resignation.
 Nel notiziario dell'ultimo minuto, il presidente ha appena rassegnato le sue dimissioni.
late-night adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (taking place at a late hour)notturno agg
 I saw it on the late-night news.
 L'ho visto nell'edizione notturna del telegiornale.
of late advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (until recently)ultimamente, recentemente avv
  di recente loc avv
 He has been riding the bus of late.
 Ultimamente prende l'autobus.
run late viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (be behind schedule)essere in ritardo vi
 I'd love to stop and talk to you, but I'm running late for an important meeting with my boss.
 Mi piacerebbe fermarmi a parlare con te, ma sono in ritardo a un incontro importante con il mio capo.
sleep late v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (wake up later than usual)dormire fino a tardi
 I usually sleep late on Sundays.
stay out late viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not return home until late at night)fare tardi
stay up late viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not go to bed as early as usual)stare sveglio fino a tardi vi
  stare in piedi fino a tardi vi
 He never allows his son to stay up late if he has school the following day. I stayed up late to watch the World Cup game.
 Non permette mai a suo figlio di stare sveglio fino a tardi se ha scuola il giorno dopo.
 Sono rimasto in piedi fino a tardi per guardare la partita della Coppa del Mondo.
the late adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (person: deceased, dead)defunto agg
too late adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not in time for [sth])troppo tardi avv
 You turned in your homework too late to get full credit for it.
too late advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not in time for [sth])troppo tardi
 I arrived an hour too late for my appointment.
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