finis

noun
fi·​nis | \ ˈfi-nəs How to pronounce finis (audio) , ˈfī-nəs; fə-ˈnē How to pronounce finis (audio) \

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Examples of finis in a Sentence

if the two countries keep up their arms race, the inevitable finis to their rivalry will be their mutual destruction

First Known Use of finis

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for finis

Middle English, from Latin

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“Finis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finis. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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