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noun [countable]     final pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    the last game, race, etc. in a competition. The winner of the final is the winner of the whole competition

    Last year the team made it all the way to the final.

    finals (=the last few games, races, etc. in a competition):

    Did you qualify for the Olympic Finals?

  2. 2
    American the last examination that students take before they finish a class at a school or university
  3. 3


    [plural] the last set of examinations that students take before they finish at a college or university

    I’ve got my finals next month.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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