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 penultimate penultimate

noun

  • the next to last syllable in a word  ( penult, penultima, penultimate )
    the next to last syllable in a word
  • adj

  • second last  ( next-to-last, penultimate )
    second last
     the author inadvertently reveals the murderer in the penultimate chapter
    the author inadvertently reveals the murderer in the penultimate chapter
     the figures in the next-to-last column
    the figures in the next-to-last column


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