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pɪˈnʌl tə mɪtpenul·ti·mate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. penult, penultima, penultimateadjective

    the next to last syllable in a word

  2. penultimate, next-to-lastadjective

    next to the last

    "the author inadvertently reveals the murderer in the penultimate chapter"; "the figures in the next-to-last column"

Wiktionary

  1. penultimatenoun

    A next-to-last thing.

    Etymology: From paenultimus, from paene + ultimus.

  2. penultimateadjective

    Coming next-to-last in a sequence.

    Etymology: From paenultimus, from paene + ultimus.

  3. penultimateadjective

    Of or pertaining to a penult.

    Etymology: From paenultimus, from paene + ultimus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Penultimateadjective

    last but one; as, the penultimate syllable, the last syllable but one of a word

  2. Penultimatenoun

    the penult

Entomology

  1. Penultimate

    next to the last.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of penultimate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of penultimate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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