Meaning of FINAL in English

FINAL

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N. Amer. an examination at the end of a term, school year, or particular class.

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■ adjective

1》 coming at the end of a series.

↘reached as the outcome of a process: the ~ cost will run into six figures.

2》 allowing no further doubt or dispute.

■ noun

1》 the last game in a sports tournament or other competition, which will decide the overall winner.

↘( ~s ) a series of games constituting the ~ stage of a competition.

2》 ( ~s ) Brit. a series of examinations at the end of a degree course.

↘( ~ ) N. Amer. an examination at the end of a term, school year, or particular class.

3》 Music the principal note in a mode.

Derivatives

~ity noun ( plural ~ities ).

~ly adverb

Origin

ME: from OFr., or from L. ~is , from finis 'end'.

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