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"finalize" in British English

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finalizeverb [T]

(UK usually finalise) uk   us   /ˈfaɪ.nə.laɪz/
to make a ​final and ​certaindecision about a ​plan, ​date, etc.: We'll finalize the ​detailslater.
finalization
noun [U] (UK usually finalisation) uk   us   /ˌfaɪ.nə.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/
the finalization of ​negotiations
(Definition of finalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"finalize" in American English

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finalizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈfɑɪ·nəlˌɑɪz/
to make a ​final and ​certaindecision about a ​plan, ​date, etc.: Details of the ​deal are being finalized.
(Definition of finalize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"finalize" in Business English

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finalizeverb [T]

( UK also finalise) uk   us   /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
noun [U] ( UK also finalisation) /ˌfaɪnəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/
De Beers said finalization of its ​tradeagreement with the country has been delayed by the ​politicalsituation.
(Definition of finalize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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