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penultimate

División en sílabas: pe·nul·ti·mate
Pronunciación: /pəˈnəltəmət
 
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Definición de penultimate en inglés:

adjetivo

[attributive]
Last but one in a series of things; second to the last: the penultimate chapter of the book
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It seems certain that the opening chapter of the penultimate story in the series will contain major revelations.
  • Even so, they will go tomorrow into the penultimate day of the series knowing they still have a chance of squaring it.
  • The penultimate chapter of the book asks if fascism can reappear in modern society, using the five stages as an indicator.
Sinónimos
next-to-last, second-to-last, second-last

Origen

late 17th century: from Latin paenultimus, from paene 'almost' + ultimus 'last', on the pattern of ultimate.

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