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last-minute

(used before a noun) Done at the very last possible moment or opportunity. In an attempt to avoid a government shutdown, congress has pushed forward a last-minute spending bill. When I found out my flight to Paris had been canceled, I made a last-minute decision to fly to Hawaii instead.
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