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fi·nal·e

 (fə-năl′ē, -nä′lē)
n.
The concluding part, especially of a musical composition.

[Italian, from Latin fīnālis, final; see final.]

finale

(fɪˈnɑːlɪ)
n
1. (Theatre) the concluding part of any performance or presentation
2. (Music, other) the closing section or movement of a musical composition
[C18: from Italian, n use of adj finale, from Latin fīnālis final]

fi•na•le

(fɪˈnæl i, -ˈnɑ li)

n.
1. the last piece, division, or movement of a concert, opera, or composition.
2. the concluding part of any performance, course of proceedings, etc.; end.
[1715–25; < Italian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finale - the closing section of a musical composition
close, closing, ending, conclusion, end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
2.finale - the temporal endfinale - the temporal end; the concluding time; "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"
end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
3.finale - the concluding part of any performance
finishing, finish - the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"

finale

finale

noun
Translations
الجُزء الأخير، خِتام
finálezávěr
afslutningfinale
lokaòáttur; endir
fināls
bitişfinal

finale

[fɪˈnɑːlɪ] N (Mus) → final m (Theat) → escena f final
the grand finaleel gran final, la gran escena final (fig) → el final apoteósico or triunfal

finale

[fɪˈnɑːli] nfinale m
the finale to sth → la fin de qchfinal edition ndernière édition ffinal instalment n (= payment) → versement m libératoire

finale

n (Mus, in opera) → Finale nt; (Theat) → Schlussszene f; (fig)Finale nt (geh), → (Ab)schluss m

finale

[fɪˈnɑːlɪ] nfinale m
the grand finale (also) (fig) → il gran finale

finale

(fiˈnaːli) noun
the last part of anything, especially a concert, opera, musical show etc. The whole cast of the concert appeared in the finale.
References in classic literature ?
In the finale she fell into some of those grotesque attitudes which were at the time popular among the dancers in the theatres up-town, giving to the Bowery public the phantasies of the aristocratic theatre-going public, at reduced rates.
This wretched note was the finale of Emma's breakfast.
This was the sad finale of every reflection: and Captain Tilney's letter would certainly come in his absence; and Wednesday she was very sure would be wet.
Flesh seldom came to their jaws in satisfying quantities, so a fit finale to their wild revel was a taste of fresh killed meat, and it was to the purpose of devouring their late enemy that they now turned their attention.
This time, too, I see nothing to impair my satisfaction at the probable finale.
It was our finale, and we always got a great hand for it.
No one enjoyed it more than herself, and the saucy children prepared for the grand finale in high feather.
Not a soul was in sight, all the hands being employed in the fields; but, as the barn stood conspicuously and plainly square across the road, it was evident that their journey in that direction had reached a decided finale.
The Lederlung was a prettyish little creature certainly, and her voice (what there was of it) was very sweet, and there is no doubt that the Strumpff was not in her first youth and beauty, and certainly too stout; when she came on in the last scene of the Sonnambula, for instance, in her night-chemise with a lamp in her hand, and had to go out of the window, and pass over the plank of the mill, it was all she could do to squeeze out of the window, and the plank used to bend and creak again under her weight--but how she poured out the finale of the opera
The finale concluded, the dancers promenaded the room, and Mr.
Oh, yes, they will; only listen to that charming finale.
very good; that's theatrical,--the finale of the article.