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latecomer

layt kuh mer

  • n  someone who arrives late

  • A latecomer to the business, the Ambanis in 2002 acquired a license to sell basic fixed-line telephone services, which included the right to provide limited-range wireless services .
  • If you're a latecomer to his charms, you'll wish your alleged friends had demanded that you start watching a lot sooner.
  • As can often be the case, the latecomer has the advantage.
News & Articles

  • Vietnam PM's son-in-law gets McDonald's franchise
    HANOI, Vietnam -- McDonald's said Tuesday it will open its first burger restaurant in Vietnam after awarding the franchise to the son-in-law of the Communist-ruled nation's prime minister. The fast-food chain is a relative latecomer to Vietnam where other Western consumer brands such as Starbucks, Subway and Pizza Hut have already opened stores.
    July 16, 2013 - The Arizona Republic
Quotes

  • Mohamed Elmasry in Canada.com
    There are a lot of imams going around (suggesting) people watch the first episode this evening,said Elmasry, who is also an imam. "I believe it's about time for Muslims to laugh at themselves - we are a latecomer into comedy."
  • Mike Huckabee in New York Times
    I'm not a latecomer to the NRA,Mr. Huckabee said. "I was the first governor in America to have a concealed carry permit, so don't mess with me."
  • Jeff Merkley in Salem Statesman Journal
    In an interview, Merkley called Smith "a latecomer to recognizing the damage, after he helped to create that damage."

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