antepenultimate


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an·te·pe·nul·ti·mate

 (ăn′tē-pĭ-nŭl′tə-mĭt)
adj.
Coming before the next to the last in a series.
n.
An antepenult.

[From Late Latin antepaenultimus : Latin ante-, ante- + Latin paenultimus, next to last; see penult.]

antepenultimate

(ˌæntɪpɪˈnʌltɪmɪt)
adj
third from last
n
anything that is third from last
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antepenultimate - the 3rd syllable of a word counting back from the endantepenultimate - the 3rd syllable of a word counting back from the end
syllable - a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme; "the word `pocket' has two syllables"
Adj.1.antepenultimate - third from lastantepenultimate - third from last      
intermediate - lying between two extremes in time or space or state; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane"
Translations

antepenultimate

[ˈæntɪpɪˈnʌltɪmɪt] ADJantepenúltimo

antepenultimate

adjvorvorletzte(r, s)
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Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first championship in 50 years during his first season with the club in 2005 and the Stamford Bridge side retained the Premier League by battering United 3-0 in their antepenultimate game of 2005-06.
Ratio of length of terminal antennomere to length of penultimate and antepenultimate antennomeres combined nearly 0.
But it was in the unrevised, antepenultimate paragraph of the essay itself that Stevenson paid another kind of unwitting homage and unknowingly anticipated the extent to which Thoreau would eventually dwarf him: "if Thoreau had possessed as great a power of persuasion as (let us say) Falstaff, if he had counted a party however small, if his example had been followed by a hundred or by thirty of his fellows, I cannot but believe it would have greatly precipitated the era of freedom and justice" (Familiar Studies 172).
Brandao de Carvalho (1988; 1989; 2011), focusing on European Portuguese, as well as Wetzels (2007), considering the Brazilian varieties of the language, are among the authors who emphasize the inexistence of words stressed on the antepenultimate with a heavy syllable on the penultimate position, in addition to the statistical predominance of last-syllable-accented words with a heavy final syllable, as two key arguments in favour of the phonological conditioning of word stress in Portuguese and its sensitivity to syllable weight, mainly in the class of nouns and adjectives.
Marr/Malloy characterizes this plague as "the antepenultimate assault on the Egyptians' existing food supply, which would be further tested by the eighth plague" (Ex.
These suffixes in English Language are called shifter, they shift strong stress to the antepenultimate (third from the last), similarly penultimate (second from the last), and ultimately (last) syllables, as well as those suffixes that do not shift strong stress to other syllable.
If the right-headed constituent is a stem, a compound-specific rule is applied according to which stress is assigned to the antepenultimate syllable of the compound (Nespor & Ralli 1994: 201, 1996: 357, Revithiadou 1997, 1999: 183).
The blood pressure was measured between the antepenultimate and the last repetition of each set.
The adhortative and exhortative character of the book under consideration is further strengthened by the occurrence of numerous instances of the so called first person imperative, as in "Our wills to his word now let us frame" (1687, B1v), and third person imperative, "Let not thy tongue, # at the table walke" (1582, B2v; see also the antepenultimate line in Figure 2 as well as example 5), both with the verb LET, amounting collectively to 25 (32.
What removes all doubt, however, that Cooper knew and used Smith's book, is the latter's antepenultimate plate which is dominated by a depiction of two disembarked elephants (Fig.
Nathan Gilbert, Melanie Racette-Campbell, Jarrett Welsh, and Erik Gunderson provided valuable critiques on the antepenultimate version of this paper.
Young likewise makes use of enjambment to similar effect as Lowell's; the final line of the antepenultimate stanza begins a sentence that the final two stanzas complete: