Focus on the pronunciation of final
English definition of “final”
› last in a series, or happening for the last time: final payment/instalment/dividend Shareholders will get a final payment of 30.2p a share through the issue of redeemable shares.final quarter/stage/period Sales jumped in the final quarter, reaching $53.8 million.final warning/notice/reminder He was fined two weeks' wages and given a final warning about his conduct.final review/inspection/report The realtor will do a final inspection of the property on Thursday.
› completely decided, with no further changes: Our offer is final. Once you sign the agreement it's final.final decision/ruling/judgement The German courts are expected to make a final ruling in September.
› the most correct or most complete possible: final estimate/balance/invoice Any fees already paid will be deducted from the final balance.final draft/release/version The final draft includes spreadsheets and an updated sales forecast.final result/product/design Construction will be postponed until the council approves the building's final design. → Compare preliminary adjective