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finalist Line breaks: fi¦nal|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪn(ə)lɪst/

Definition of finalist in English:


1A competitor or team in the final or finals of a competition.
Example sentences
  • Another look at the past winners and finalists of the Champions League shows that the system does indeed seem to work.
  • The three will include both finalists and the winner of the qualifying final.
  • Wake Forest, the other finalist in the players' recruitment, followed the same approach.
2A student taking finals.
Example sentences
  • Law students were issued a warning last week after a finalist's computer work was deleted in the Bodleian Law Library.

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