al fine

adverb al fi·ne \ˌäl-ˈfē-(ˌ)nā\

Definition of al fine

  1. :  to the end —used as a direction in music to return to the start of a section and repeat it up to the point marked fine

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Origin and Etymology of al fine

borrowed from Italian

First Known Use: 1830

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to cast off or become cast off

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