Definition of finale in English:


Line breaks: fi¦nale
Pronunciation: /fɪˈnɑːli
, -leɪ/


  • The last part of a piece of music, an entertainment, or a public event, especially when particularly dramatic or exciting: the festival ends with a grand finale
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    • 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.
    climax, culmination; end, ending, finish, close, conclusion, termination, resolution; denouement, last act, final scene, final curtain, epilogue, coda, peroration
    informal wind-up


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

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