1 geographical position
ADJ. high, low | northern, southern | polar, temperate These birds only survive in temperate latitudes.
VERB + LATITUDE calculate, determine
PHRASES a line of latitude
ADJ. considerable, great
QUANT. degree Some degree of latitude is required in interpreting the law on this point.
VERB + LATITUDE allow (sb), give sb
PREP. ~ for This method allows very little latitude for error. | ~ in Nowadays, newspapers are allowed considerable latitude in criticizing the government.