Entry from US English dictionary
1A final or definitive pronouncement on or decision about a subject: he’s always determined to have the last word
More example sentences
- And I think this will be my last word on the subject because I simply don't want the dispute to go any further.
- And I promise that is my last word on the subject.
- I'm sure this debate will rage on, as it has for years now, but this will be my last word on the subject - at least in this venue.
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