as late as
Definition of 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: coming or remaining after the due, usual, or proper time
: of, relating to, or imposed because of tardiness
: of or relating to an advanced stage in point of time or development : occurring near the end of a period of time or series
: after the usual or proper time
: at or to an advanced point of time
: not long ago : recently
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