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Meaning of “finished” in the English Dictionary

"finished" in British English

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finishedadjective

uk   us   /ˈfɪn.ɪʃt/
  • finished adjective (COMPLETED)

completed, ​final or ​completely used : How much does the finished ​productcost?UK The ​rebels' ​ammunition is ​almost finished and it is only a ​matter of ​time before they ​surrender.
  • finished adjective (OF A PERSON)

[after verb] having ​completed a ​particulartask, or ​stopped using something: When do you ​expect to be finished? Are you finished with that ​drill?
(Definition of finished from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"finished" in American English

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finishedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈfɪn·ɪʃt/
completed or ​brought to an end: Raw ​materials make up only a ​smallpart of the ​cost of the finished ​product. As a ​result of this ​latestscandal, the senator’s ​career is finished .
(Definition of finished from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"finished" in Business English

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finishedadjective

uk   us   /ˈfɪnɪʃt/
PRODUCTION used to describe ​manufacturedgoods that are ​ready to be ​sold: finished goods/products Prices ​paid to ​producers for finished ​goodsrose 1.7 ​percent in October.finished goods inventory/stock On Monday the ​manufacturerprocesses the ​order, ​picks and ​packs the desired ​items from finished ​goodsinventory, and ​ships them to the ​retailer.
the finished product a ​product as it appears after everything that ​needs to be done to it has been done: The ​illustrationshows all the ​stages - from the ​drawingboard to the finished ​product.
(Definition of finished from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “finished”
in Chinese (Simplified) 完成的, 结束的…
in Turkish bitmiş, tamamlanmış…
in Russian готовый, конечный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 完成的, 結束的, 最後的…
in Polish gotowy…
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