After and Later

After

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After adjective – Being, occurring, or carried out at a time after something else.
Usage example: in after years the government set up a special fund for disabled veterans of the war

Later is a synonym for after in following topic. In some cases you can use "Later" instead the word "After" as an adverb or an adjective or a preposition, when it comes to topics like time, precede, behind, following in position or time. popular alternative
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Later

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Later adjective – Being, occurring, or carried out at a time after something else.
Usage example: the details of the plan will be filled in at a later date

After is a synonym for later in afterwards topic. You can use "After" instead the word "Later" as an adverb or an adjective or a preposition, if it concerns topics such as time, precede, behind, happening after. archaic substitute
Synonyms for Later
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