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Meaning of "last but one" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LAST BUT ONE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAST BUT ONE

last
last but not least
last chance saloon
Last Day
last ditch
last honours
Last Judgement
Last Judgment
last knockings
last name
last out
last post
last quarter
last resort
last resting place
last rites
last straw
Last Supper
last thing
last-born

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAST BUT ONE

a good one
at one
be made one
day one
every one
for the life of one
have it in one
hole in one
in one
loved one
no one
not know what has hit one
number one
off on one
old one
one on one
pull a fast one
the next but one
the old one
the one

Synonyms and antonyms of last but one in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «last but one» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

倒数第二
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

penúltimo
570 millions of speakers

English

last but one
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लेकिन पिछले एक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أخيرا و احد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Предпоследний
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

penúltimo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শেষ কিন্তু এক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avant-dernier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lepas tetapi satu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vorletzte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最後から2番目
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마지막으로 한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pungkasan nanging siji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

điều sau cùng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடைசி ஆனால் ஒன்று
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंतिम पण एक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

son Fakat tek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

penultimo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przedostatnim
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Передостанній
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

penultimul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προτελευταία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

laaste maar een
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sist men en
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nest siste
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAST BUT ONE»

The term «last but one» is regularly used and occupies the 101.818 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAST BUT ONE»

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China's Last but one matriarchy: The Jino of Yunnan
The Jino of Yunnan Pedro Ceinos Arcones. China's last but one matriarchy The Jino of Yunnan Pedro Ceinos Arcones Papers of the White Dragon, Kunming, 2013. © Pedro Ceinos Arcones Papers of the White Dragon ...
Pedro Ceinos Arcones, 2014
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
the last but one (us also the next to last) © the one before the final one: I'm almost finished - this is the last but one box to empty. • to the last formal 1 until something is complete or has been achieved: / think my position is right, and I '11 defend ...
‎2008
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley: With the Last Corrections ...
The last, last but one, or last but two syllables, whether long or short, may have an acute accent; the last," or last but oue, if long, may have a circumflex. 3. A grave is never placed but upon the last. 4. If a word has an acute on the last syllable ...
John Wesley, 1872
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, A.M.: Grammars & index
The last, last but one, or last but tWO syllables, whether long or short, may have an acute accent; the last, or last but one, if long, may have a circumflex. ' - - 3. A grave is never placed but upon the last. 4%, If a word has an acute on the last ...
John Benjamin Wesley, 1831
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Grammars, musical works, letters, scripture index, subject index
The last, last but one, or last but two syllables, whether long or short, may have an acute accent; the last, or last but one, if long, may have a circumflex., 3. A grave is never placed but upon the last. 4. If a word has an acute on the last syllable ...
John Wesley, 1872
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Elements of the Greek language
N. B. — The diphthongs at, 0i, at the end of words, (except in Potential and Optative Moods,) are regarded as short, and Potential and Optative Moods have the Acute on the last but one, as has the Adverb oiicoi. Nouns not increasing and  ...
L W. King, 1840
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The Elements of Euclid [book 1-6, 11,12]. To which are ...
1 8, and if the first and second terms of the first order of magnitudes, be compared with the last but one, and the last term in the second order of magnitudes ; or the last but one and last term in the the first order, be compared with the first and ...
Euclides, George Douglass (of Edinburgh), 1812
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An Introduction to Greek Grammar on a New Plan
... or thesis (deo'ts). In this case the syllable is said to be perispbmen ('n'Gpto' wwuem], perispwmené), or circumflex, and is marked thus, 'rtua're, timdte. The perispomen is never found except either on the last syllable, .or on the last but one ...
Thomas Foster Barham, 1829
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Works: Miscellaneous
In dissyllablcs, and others, when the last but one is long, and the last short, (or long by position,) thfle last but one, if it has an accent, is circumflected ; as, d63p. a, ézsfvag, w)7\a§. 18. Otherwise, in dissyllables the last but one, if it has any ...
John Wesley, 1835
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The works of the late Reverend John Wesley, A.M.: from the ...
In dissyllables, and others, when the last but one is long, and the last short, (or long by position,) the last but one, if it has an accent, is circumflected ; as, tfu^a, ixshos, auXag. 18. Otherwise, in dissyllables the last but one, if it has any accent,  ...
John Wesley, John Emory, 1835

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAST BUT ONE»

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Tiger Woods prays for rain after ugly Open first round at St Andrews
He was running four under now, and sitting last but one in the entire field. A simple sort of birdie putt on the 8th slid by on the right, another on ... «HITC, Jul 15»
2
Tour de France Stage 11: Rafal Majka attacks on Tourmalet to take …
Rafal Majka of Tinkoff-Saxo attacked from the break on the Col du Tourmalet, the last but one climb of today's Stage 11 of the Tour de France, ... «road.cc, Jul 15»
3
Iran may become top export destination with the landmark nuclear …
"With shipments worth $130 million in the April-May period of current fiscal, Iran is presently at last but one position among India's top 25 export ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
4
Bulgarian Band D2 Launches Free Summer Tour
The last but one concert will be at Alcohol club on the Kavaci beach and the grand finale will take place at Arapya Camp's Bar Pampero. «Novinite.com, Jul 15»
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Hannon seeks soft ground for Night Of Thunder
A winner of the Group 1 Juddemonte Stakes on his last but one start, the Godolphin-owned son of Dubawi is currently a 12/1 chance to win the ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
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Na Only Fulani Waka Come
I can say without any fear of contradiction that we were the last but one generation that went to proper school in real school that this country ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Why Field of Dreams Gets Me Every Time
and as Mann notes in the film, his reason for arriving in Iowa is the last but one to be resolved. And yet it all joins up. "This is my most special ... «Den of Geek!, Jul 15»
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Christina Lamb's diary: Meeting the mother of the Sousse killer
On my last but one day I headed into the interior, a soft landscape of rolling hills dotted with olive trees and storks standing in nests on poles, ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Looking Back: July 8, 2015
Nelson Wood, who lives alone in his little house, the last but one on South avenue, has developed symptoms which several physicians who ... «The MidWeek, Jul 15»
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British Grand Prix: five things we learned from Silverstone
OK, that meant they were last and last but one. Their upgraded MR03B looked competitive and Will Stevens would have done better if his team ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Last but one [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/last-but-one>. Oct 2020 ».
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