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final

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪnl/

Translation of final in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (last) (before noun/delante del nombre) último the final day/attempt el último día/intento the final scene la última escena, la escena final final exam examen (masculine) final a final demand for payment [Business/Comercio] un último aviso de pago I'd like to make one final point: … por último quisiera señalar que …
    Example sentences
    • It was only when they saw the finished version in its final mix that they knew what they had got.
    • What this enables me to do is to get words down in a way that's closer to the final version.
    • Even funnier was a line which was cut from the final version.
  • 2 (definitive) [result/score] final and that's my final word on the subject y no se hable más del asunto that's my final offer es mi última oferta you can't go and that's final no puedes ir y no hay más que hablar or [colloquial/familiar] y sanseacabó the judges' decision is final [formal] la decisión del jurado es inapelable
    Example sentences
    • They were also given an explanation of the printing process from initial graphics through to the final design.
    • The outcome in the final points, as well as in the two events, was new European records.
    • At the time of writing, it is too early to know the final outcome of the process.
    Example sentences
    • But it must throw into doubt the ability of the tribunal to be a final arbitrator of disputes.
    • The court, which sits in The Hague, is the final arena for settling disputes between nations.
    • And this time supported by deeds that allow the neighbours to give Japan a final absolution.
  • 3 (ultimate) [aim/destination] final

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Games/Juegos] [Sport/Deporte] (often plural/frecuentemente plural) final (feminine) to go through to the finals pasar a la(s) final(es)
  • 2
    (finals plural)
    (examinations) exámenes (masculine plural) finales
  • 3final (edition) [Journalism/Periodismo] última edición (feminine) the late-night final la edición de última hora

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