Definition of finalist in English:

finalist

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

  • 1A competitor or team in the final or finals of a competition.
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    • 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.
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    • 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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