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"finished" in British English

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finishedadjective

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

completed, final or completely used : How much does the finished product cost?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 particular task, 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 small part of the cost of the finished product. As a result of this latest scandal, 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 manufactured goods that are ready to be sold: finished goods/products Prices paid to producers for finished goods rose 1.7 percent in October.finished goods inventory/stock On Monday the manufacturer processes the order, picks and packs the desired items from finished goods inventory, 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 illustration shows all the stages - from the drawing board 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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“finished” in Business English

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A bunch of stuff about plurals
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