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adjective     finite pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    formal existing only in limited numbers or amounts, or continuing only for a limited time or distance

    The world’s finite resources must be used wisely.

  2. 2
    linguistics a finite clause has a verb that shows a particular tense and agrees with the subject in number. For example ‘she plays guitar’ is a finite clause. The verbplaysindicates present tense and a singular subject.
    See also non-finite


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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