Definition of finale in English:

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finale

Pronunciation: /fɪˈnɑːli/
/fɪˈnɑːleɪ/

noun

The last part of a piece of music, an entertainment, or a public event, especially when particularly dramatic or exciting: the finale of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony a fireworks finale the festival ends with a grand finale
More example sentences
  • In a series that's known for it's exciting and dramatic season finales, this one is only middling, but it's still very very good.
  • The event will have a musical finale with a performance from singer Irene Perveen.
  • The Festival will end with a rousing finale on Saturday with music from the New Riverside Jazz Band.
Synonyms
climax, culmination;
denouement, last act, final scene, final curtain, epilogue, coda, peroration
informal wind-up

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Italian, from Latin finalis (see final).

Words that rhyme with finale

Bali, barley, Cali, Carly, Charlie, Dali, Diwali, gnarly, Gurkhali, Kali, Kigali, Mali, Marley, marly, Pali, parley, snarly, Somali, Svengali, tamale

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