final final  /ˈfaɪ nəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
  2. (n) an examination administered at the end of an academic term
  3. (adj) occurring at or forming an end or termination
  4. (adj) conclusive in a process or progression
  5. (adj) not to be altered or undone

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After a final that had drama from the first minute to last, the Azzurri win the World Cup for the fourth time.
  2. Two more executions in Texas; two more final-meal menus dutifully disseminated.
  3. PTI wraps up one of the greatest European Championships ever with a look back at some magical moments from the quarter-finals onwards.

News

  1. Final Obamacare push will pitch to low-income youth

    WASHINGTON — In the final months leading up to the launch of the key piece of President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, the administration is preparing a public-education campaign designed to connect directly with the audience most critical for the law's success.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New Haven Register

  2. Final Obamacare push will pitch to the low-income young

    By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the final months leading up to the launch of the key piece of President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, the administration is preparing a public-education campaign designed to connect directly with the audience most critical for the law's success. The effort will focus on selling the merits of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to 2.7 ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Final Fantasy Versus XIII Is Now Final Fantasy XV

    It appears that Final Fantasy Versus XIII , the long-in-development spinoff of the RPG series for PlayStation 3, has been rebranded Final Fantasy XV . And it seems like it's headed to PlayStation 4.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Wired News

Quotes

  1. "We've shown that in the big moments we can grow even more," Villa said. "We should have scored more goals, but one from Puyol has put us in the final."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Associated Press

  2. "This is unforgettable," said Sneijder, tied with Spain's David Villa for top scorer at the tournament (five goals). "It was a tough fight and toward the end we complicated matters. Sunday we play in the World Cup final. I have to get used to...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Wesley Sneijder Source: USA Today

  3. Van Marwijk said: "This is very special. After 32 years we play the final again. Such a small country can be so very proud."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: BBC Sport

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