What is another word for belatedly?

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[ bɪlˈe͡ɪtɪdli], [ bɪlˈe‍ɪtɪdli], [ b_ɪ_l_ˈeɪ_t_ɪ_d_l_i]

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How to use "Belatedly" in context?

If something happens "after the fact," it's usually considered to be belated. This word is often used to describe what happens after something is scheduled, expected, or wanted, but happens too late to be effective. For example, if I tell you to meet me at 7pm, but you show up at 8pm, that would be considered "belated," since we're meeting after the fact. Similarly, if you forgot to mail your package until after it had already been delivered, that would be considered "belated," too.

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