before last

before last
before the most recent.

The year before last, we moved to the farm.

Usage notes: used with periods of time, such as the day, the night, the week, the month, the year

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  • last — [[t]lɑ͟ːst, læ̱st[/t]] ♦ lasts, lasting, lasted 1) DET You use last in expressions such as last Friday, last night, and last year to refer, for example, to the most recent Friday, night, or year. I got married last July... He never made it home… …   English dictionary

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