final


final
adj.
final, end.
punto final end point
f.
final.
final de la copa (sport) cup final
m.
1 end.
a finales de at the end of
al final in the end (en conclusión)
ya verás como al final acepta she'll agree in the end, you'll see
al final de at the end of
al final del pasillo at the end of the corridor
final feliz happy ending
2 ending, bottom, end, finale.
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final
adjetivo
1 (último) final, last
nombre masculino
1 end
2 MÚSICA finale
nombre femenino
1 DEPORTE final
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FRASEOLOGÍA
al final in the end
al final del día at the end of the day
hasta el final until the end
final de línea terminus
final feliz happy ending
* * *
1. adj.
final
2. noun m.
end, final
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1.
ADJ (=último) [momento, capítulo, resultado, decisión] final; [objetivo] ultimate

los años finales de la dictadura — the final years of the dictatorship

estaban deseando ver el producto final — they were looking forward to seeing the end product

juicio 4), recta, punto 2)
2. SM
1) (=fin) [de ceremonia, vida, aventura, guerra] end; [de obra musical] finale

hasta el final de sus días — till the end of her days

no vi el final de la película — I didn't see the end of the film

al final — in the end

al final tuve que darle la razón — in the end I had to admit that he was right

al final de algo — at the end of sth

el anuncio se realizó ayer al final de la reunión — the announcement was made yesterday at the end of the meeting

al final de la calle — at the end of the street

estamos al final de la lista — we are at the bottom of the list

2) (=desenlace) [de película, libro] ending

la novela tiene un final inesperado — the novel has an unexpected ending

un final feliz — a happy ending

3)

a finales de — at the end of

a finales del siglo XIX — at the end of the 19th century

3.
SF (Dep) final

consiguieron pasar a la final — they managed to get through to the final

cuartos de final — quarter-finals

final de consolación — third-place play-off

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I
adjetivo <decisión> final; <objetivo> ultimate
II
masculino end

a finales de junio — at the end of June

al final de la película — at the end of the movie

no me gustó el final — I didn't like the ending

un final feliz — a happy ending

al final de la lista — at the bottom of the list

estábamos al final de la cola — we were last in line (AmE) o (BrE) at the back of the queue

al final tendrá que decidirse — he'll have to make his mind up in the end o eventually

III
femenino (Dep)
a) (en fútbol, tenis etc) final

la final de copa — the cup final

pasar a la final — to go through to o make it to the final

b) finales femenino plural (en béisbol, baloncesto, fútbol americano) playoffs (pl)
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I
adjetivo <decisión> final; <objetivo> ultimate
II
masculino end

a finales de junio — at the end of June

al final de la película — at the end of the movie

no me gustó el final — I didn't like the ending

un final feliz — a happy ending

al final de la lista — at the bottom of the list

estábamos al final de la cola — we were last in line (AmE) o (BrE) at the back of the queue

al final tendrá que decidirse — he'll have to make his mind up in the end o eventually

III
femenino (Dep)
a) (en fútbol, tenis etc) final

la final de copa — the cup final

pasar a la final — to go through to o make it to the final

b) finales femenino plural (en béisbol, baloncesto, fútbol americano) playoffs (pl)
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final1
1 = completion, end, ending, finale, goodbye [good-bye], output stage, final.

Ex: The time period between the completion of a cycle (e.g. at the end of a volume or a year) and the publication of the associated cumulative indexes should be as short as possible.

Ex: Scanning must start to the left of the bar codes and must continue past the right end.
Ex: The teacher should not give away any details which would be best enjoyed when met for the first time in a full reading, such as twist in the plot, unexpected endings, and the like.
Ex: The article 'Encore! Integrating children's literature as a prelude or finale to music experiences with young children' shows how teachers and library specialists can integrate children's literature about song, dance, or musical instruments in music classes.
Ex: The article 'Books -- is it goodbye?' shows that while there was a sharp increase in fiction in Finland after the 2nd World War, the amount of fiction is now beginning to decline.
Ex: To rephrase this in terms already used, they involve effort at the input stage in order to reduce effort at the output stage = Expresando esto con términos ya usados, suponen un esfuerzo en la etapa inicial con objeto de reducir el esfuerzo en la etapa final.
Ex: A heavy reliance on midterms and finals were associated with lower teacher ratings across disciplines.
* acercarse al final = draw to + an end, draw to + a close, come to + an end.
* a final de cuentas = after all is said and done.
* a finales de = by the end of, in the late + Fecha.
* a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, at the close of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
* a finales de + Fecha = in late + Fecha.
* a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
* a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
* aguantar hasta el final = stick it out.
* al final = in the end, eventually, in the final count, terminally, ultimately, at the end of the day.
* al final (de) = at the end (of).
* al final de cuentas = when all is said and done.
* al final del día = at the close of the day.
* al final de su mandato = lame duck.
* al final resultó que = in the event.
* al principio y al final = both ends.
* al principio y al final de = at each end of.
* balance final, el = bottom line, the.
* cuartos de final = quarter-finals.
* de final de año = end-year.
* de finales del siglo XIX y principios del XX = turn-of-the-century.
* el final de = the close of.
* el final de los problemas = the light at the end of the tunnel.
* empezar por el final = work back from.
* estrategia final = endgame.
* fase final = endgame.
* final apoteósico = grandstand finish.
* final de la jornada laboral = close of business.
* final del plazo = closing date, deadline, dateline.
* final feliz = happy ending, happy end.
* final, la = final, the.
* hacia finales del + Siglo = later + Siglo, the.
* hasta el final = until the end, until the bitter end.
* hasta el final de los tiempos = till the end of time.
* incluir al final = append.
* llegar a final de mes = make + ends meet.
* llegar al final de = come to + the end of, get through.
* llegar al final de su vida útil = come to + the end of + Posesivo + useful life, reach + the end of + Posesivo + useful life.
* llevar Algo hasta el final = carry + Nombre + to the end.
* luchar hasta el final = battle + it out, fight until + the end.
* marca de final de campo = delimiter.
* marcar el final = mark + the end.
* marcar + Posesivo + final = mark + Posesivo + end.
* nota al final = endnote.
* nota al final del texto = endnote.
* para finales de = by the end of.
* para finales de + Expresión Temporal = by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
* poner punto y final a = sound + the death knell for.
* puede que al final sea para bien = be a blessing in disguise.
* salir bien al final = turn out + right in the end.
* significar el final de = mean + the end of.
* toque final, el = finishing touch, the.

final2
2 = concluding, eventual, final, terminal, ultimate, finished, wrap-up.

Ex: Therefore, during the concluding phase of the revision project, the representatives of ALA units and other organizations will function as a single group.

Ex: If a concept is recognized in the subject analysis of a document, it will form part of the eventual index description of that document.
Ex: The final index will mirror current terminology.
Ex: Numbers may be grouped in columns according to their terminal digit.
Ex: Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.
Ex: For storytelling and reading aloud are performance arts: They involve a script (even when the words are improvised on the spot), an interpreter (the teller or reader), and an audience, and as in all performances, the audience plays a part in molding the finished work.
Ex: The workshop itself will serve as the wrap-up event for a project that has spent the last two years seeking to improve access to environmental information in the Balkan region.
* como fecha final = at the very latest.
* cuestionario final = exit survey.
* día del Juicio Final = Judgement Day.
* el día del Juicio Final = the Day of Judgement.
* El Juicio Final = The Last Judgement.
* escena final = closing scene.
* espacio en blanco final = trailing blank.
* examen final = final, final exam.
* frase graciosa final = punchline [punch line].
* índice final = back-of-the-book index, back-of-book index.
* informe final = final report.
* juicio final = doom.
* poner el colofón final = bookend.
* poner punto final a = bring + an end to, bring to + an end, close + the book on.
* poner punto y final a = put + a stop to.
* producto final = end product, finished product, final product.
* producto final, el = finished work, the.
* prueba final = final.
* resultado final = end result.
* sondeo final = exit survey.
* sprint final = last-minute rush.
* usuario final = end user [end-user/enduser], ultimate consumer, ultimate reader.
* ver la luz al final del túnel = see + the light at the end of the tunnel.

la final
= final, the

Ex: Tony was disappointed the last time he was in the finals, and he's determined to leave everything on the dance floor this time.

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final1
adjective
‹decisión› final; ‹objetivo› ultimate
final2
masculine
end
me quedé hasta el final I stayed to the end
a finales de junio at the end of June
al final de la película ella muere she dies at the end of the movie
no me gustó nada el final I didn't like the ending at all
tiene un final feliz it has a happy ending
están al final de la lista they're at the bottom of the list
estábamos al final de la cola we were last in line (AmE) o (BrE) at the back of the queue
vivo al final de la calle I live at the end of the street
al final del partido at the end of the game
al final tendrá que decidirse he'll have to make his mind up in the end
siempre protestando pero al final nunca hace nada he spends his whole time complaining but he never actually does anything
final3
feminine
(Dep)
1 (en fútbol, tenis etc) final
la final de copa the cup final
pasar a la final to go through to o make it to the final
2 finales fpl (en béisbol, fútbol americano) playoffs (pl)
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final adjetivo ‹decisiónfinal;
objetivoultimate
■ sustantivo masculino
end;
a finales de junio at the end of June;

un final feliz a happy ending;
al final de la lista at the bottom of the list;
al final tendrá que decidirse he'll have to make his mind up in the end o eventually
■ sustantivo femenino (Dep)
a) (en fútbol, tenis etc) final;

la final de copa the cup final;

pasar a la final to go through to o make it to the final
b)

finales sustantivo femenino plural (en béisbol, baloncesto, fútbol americano) playoffs (pl)

final
I adjetivo final
la decisión final, the final decision
II sustantivo masculino end
a finales de, at the end of
al final, in the end: nos apetecía mucho, pero al final no fuimos, we really felt like doing it, but in the end we didn't go
final de trayecto, terminus
final feliz, happy ending
III f Dep final
'final' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
A
- actual
- avenirse
- cepillarse
- cierre
- cola
- coletilla
- cuarta
- cuarto
- decorado
- disolución
- disputarse
- echarse
- emitir
- fin
- gato
- guinda
- hasta
- hermosa
- hermoso
- incidir
- infarto
- inicial
- judicatura
- juicio
- machacar
- octava
- octavo
- paciencia
- política
- recta
- remate
- retocar
- retoque
- sacacorchos
- servidor
- servidora
- sprint
- total
- traca
- última
- último
- animar
- clasificación
- clasificar
- concho
- conseguir
- contar
- decir
- ensayo
English:
actual
- aggregate
- also
- Armageddon
- back
- best
- bitter
- bottom
- bottom line
- bring round
- close
- doomsday
- end
- ending
- evade
- eventual
- fast forward
- final
- finale
- follow through
- from
- grand finale
- hear of
- in
- last
- late
- light
- listen
- out of
- outsmart
- outtake
- quarter-final
- reckoning
- right
- see
- sit through
- soon
- stage
- still
- straight
- tack on
- tag on
- tail end
- to
- track down
- truth
- turn
- ultimate
- ultimately
- way
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final
adj
1. [último] final, end;
sus palabras finales fueron muy aplaudidas her closing words were loudly applauded;
punto final end point
2. Gram final
nm
1. [terminación] end;
el final del libro es sorprendente the book has a surprise ending;
a finales de at the end of;
al final [en conclusión] in the end;
la cocina está al final del pasillo the kitchen is at the end of the corridor;
responderé preguntas al final de la charla I will answer questions at the end of the talk;
al final siempre tengo que ayudarles I always have to help them in the end;
ya verás como al final acepta she'll agree in the end, you'll see
Comp
final feliz happy ending
2. [examen] final (exam)
nf
final;
cuartos de final quarter finals
Comp
final de consolación 3rd/4th place play-off;
final de la copa cup final;
final a cuatro [en baloncesto] final four
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final
1 f & adj final
final
2 m end;
al final in the end;
a finales de mayo at the end of May
* * *
final adj
: final, ultimate
finalmente adv
final nm
1) : end, conclusion, finale
2) finales nmpl
: play-offs
* * *
final1 adj final / last
final2 n
1. (fin) end
el final de la guerra the end of the war
al final del pasillo at the end of the corridor
2. (de competición) final
la final de copa the cup final
3. (de historia) ending
un final feliz a happy ending
a finales de at the end of
a finales de setiembre at the end of September
al final in the end

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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