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finale

noun fi·na·le \fə-ˈna-lē, fi-ˈnä-\

: the last part of something (such as a musical performance, play, etc.)

Full Definition of FINALE

:  the close or termination of something: as
a :  the last section of an instrumental musical composition
b :  the closing part, scene, or number in a public performance
c :  the last and often climactic event or item in a sequence

Examples of FINALE

  1. She sung a very difficult song for the finale.
  2. <the finale to the festivities was a grand display of fireworks>

Origin of FINALE

Italian, from finale, adjective, final, from Latin finalis
First Known Use: 1774

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