Definition of in fine in English:

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in fine

Pronunciation: /in ˈfīnē/


Finally; in short; to sum up.
Example sentences
  • And, in fine, the defects are almost always more tolerable than the change necessary for their removal.
  • In the evening of August 4th, 1789, the Assembly abolished all titles of rank, all the abusive privileges of feudalism, all provincial privileges, and in fine the feudal regimen generally.


Mid 16th century: Latin, literally 'in the end'.

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Syllabification: in fine

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