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English definition of “last but not least”

last but not least

B2 importantly , despite being mentioned after everyone else : I would like to thank my publisher , my editor , and, last but not least, my husband .Very important or urgent Grammar:Finally, at last, lastly or in the end?Finally, at last, lastly and in the end all have a meaning of ‘after a period of time’. However, we use them in different ways.
(Definition of last but not least from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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