finally finally  /ˈfaɪ nə li/


  1. (adv) after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay
  2. (adv) as the end result of a succession or process
  3. (adv) the item at the end


  1. From PTI's David Von Drehle: You can color Missouri red--finally.
  2. Russia's pay packages for its president and Putin show that capitalism is finally at work in the nation.
  3. So, long after Ana got to it on Swampland, I've finally read Barack Obama's big financial regulation speech.


  1. Oakland teachers finally get 1-year pact

    Oakland teachers finally get 1-year pact After five years of bitter bargaining, Oakland teachers and district officials have ratified a one-year agreement that gives teachers an immediate 1.5 percent raise and a one-time bonus. Teachers and substitutes will get their raises on June 30, as well as the lump sum worth 2.35 percent of their base salary. For the past several years, schools have ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Finally the sun! 1st full day in 3 weeks

    Finally a day that feels like summer. KARE 11 spotted patios packed with people, families at beaches, and farmer's markets buzzing. 
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul

  3. James finally gets rolling early in Game 4

    LeBron James finally got off to the kind of strong start everyone expected from the four-time MVP, scoring 11 points to help the Miami Heat take a 29-26 lead over the San Antonio Spurs after one quarter in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  1. "But it didn't work. They passed the ball very well, they made us work very hard in the defence. When we finally won the ball, we were too tired to move quickly forward. They have been playing together for several years, they are very cohesive,...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Miroslav Klose Source: The Canadian Press

  2. realize this goal, Obama called for Congress (and it was a rather soft request, not an executive command) to pass an energy and climate bill with "incentives that will finally make clean energy the profitable kind of energy in...
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Clean Energy News (blog)

  3. "We will vote on this measure again once there is a replacement named for the late Senator Byrd," Reid said in a statement after the vote. "In the meantime, I sincerely hope that Republicans will finally listen to the millions of unemployed...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Harry Reid Source: Investing Contrarian

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