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Definition of "finality" []

  • The condition or fact of being final. (noun)
  • A final, conclusive, or decisive act or utterance. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "finality" in a sentence
  • "No doubt there will be many more changes in the future, for finality is not in the language of politics."
  • "The meaning itself of the word finality has undergone singular changes since Aristotle and the thirteenth century."
  • "Peel no more meant to convey any idea of this kind than did Lord John Russell, when he used the word finality in connection with the Reform Act, mean to convey the idea that, according to his conviction, Parliament was never again to be invited to extend the electoral franchise or to modify the conditions under which the votes of the electors were to be given."