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Main Entry: 1finˇish
Pronunciation: primarystressfin-ish
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English finisshen "to finish, bring to an end," from early French finiss-, finir (same meaning), derived from Latin finis "end, limit" --related to DEFINE, FINAL, INFINITY
1 : to bring or come to an end : TERMINATE, 2COMPLETE
2 : to put a final coat or surface on
3 : to end a competition in a specified position <finished third in the race>
4 : to come to the end of a course, task, or undertaking
- finˇishˇer noun

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