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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.
(Definition of the last but one from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the last but one”
in Chinese (Simplified) 倒数第二…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倒數第二…
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