Definition of last minute in English:

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last minute

(also last moment)

noun

The latest possible time before an event: the visit was canceled at the last minute [as modifier]: a last-minute change of plans
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  • Too much legislation, as a result, was last-minute and poorly thought out.
  • Adults smile and wish each other well as they hurry along doing last-minute chores.
  • A last-minute rescue plan has saved Bradford's Priestley Centre from closure.

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Syllabification: last min·ute

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