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penultimate

adjective [before noun]     /pəˈnʌl.tɪ.mət/ US  /pɪˈnʌl.t̬ə.mət/ formal
second from the last: It's the penultimate episode of the series tonight.Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
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