Search Result for "penultimate": pronunciation
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the next to last syllable in a word;
[syn: penult, penultima, penultimate]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. next to the last;
- Example: "the author inadvertently reveals the murderer in the penultimate chapter"
- Example: "the figures in the next-to-last column"
[syn: penultimate, next-to-last]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Penultimate \Pe*nul"ti*mate\, a. Last but one; as, the penultimate syllable, the last syllable but one of a word. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Penultimate \Pe*nul"ti*mate\, n. The penult. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

penultimate adj 1: next to the last; "the author inadvertently reveals the murderer in the penultimate chapter"; "the figures in the next-to-last column" [syn: penultimate, next-to-last] n 1: the next to last syllable in a word [syn: penult, penultima, penultimate]




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