as late as


: as recently as
used in referring to a time that one thinks is surprisingly recent
The company is now in serious trouble, but it was reporting record profits as late as last year.

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Recent Examples on the Web However, symptoms can start as early as the same day or as late as 10 weeks after consumption. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 20 Nov. 2023 Meaningful rain chances may be delayed this workweek as late as Thursday night into Friday. A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2023 The Oregon Department of Transportation will close the northbound lanes of the Interstate 5 Bridge from Oregon to Washington 10 p.m. Saturday through as late as 6 a.m. Sunday, then again 10 p.m. Sunday through 5 a.m. Monday Aug. 19-21. oregonlive, 18 Aug. 2023 As a result, the Dnipro people who lived earlier in the Stone Age (up to 20,000 years ago) had much in common with those who lived as late as 4,000 years ago. Matt Hrodey, Discover Magazine, 14 Aug. 2023 While production of the Ration D came to an end shortly after the end of World War II, the Tropical Bar remained a staple in subsequent wars, fed astronauts on the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in the summer of 1971 and was doled out to soldiers until as late as 1991. Kovie Biakolo, Smithsonian Magazine, 25 Oct. 2023 Police said that the woman — estimated to be between 35 and 55 years old — may have been placed in the waterway as early as July 17 or as late as Thursday. Michael Lee Simpson, Peoplemag, 25 July 2023 The woman may have had tattooed eyebrows, and may have been placed in the waterway as early as July 17 or as late as Thursday, Kelly said. Antonio Planas, NBC News, 24 July 2023 Depending on the school, a student could start their day at 7:40 a.m. or as late as 10:40 a.m. Krista Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 10 July 2023 See More

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“As late as.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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