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English definition of “finalize”

finalize

verb [T] ( UK also finalise)
 
 
/ˈfaɪnəlaɪz/
to stop making changes to a plan, date, agreement, etc. and make a final decision about it: Although details are still being finalized, the deal is expected to go through next month. finalize plans/arrangements finalize a deal/an agreement
finalization ( UK also finalisation) /ˌfaɪnəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U]
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