Meaning of FINAL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ faɪn(ə)l ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.
In a series of events, things, or people, the final one is the last one.
Astronauts will make a final attempt today to rescue a communications satellite from its useless orbit...
This is the fifth and probably final day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee...
On the last Saturday in September, I received a final letter from Clive.
ADJ : det ADJ
Final means happening at the end of an event or series of events.
The countdown to the Notting Hill Carnival is in its final hours.
ADJ : ADJ n
If a decision or someone’s authority is final , it cannot be changed or questioned.
The judges’ decision is final...
The White House has the final say...
The final is the last game or contest in a series and decides who is the winner.
...the Scottish Cup Final...
see also quarter-final , semi-final
The finals of a sporting tournament consist of a smaller tournament that includes only players or teams that have won earlier games. The finals decide the winner of the whole tournament.
Poland know they have a chance of qualifying for the World Cup Finals.
When a student takes his or her finals , he or she takes the last and most important examinations in a university or college course.
Anna sat her finals in the summer.
N-PLURAL : oft poss N
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006