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English definition of “finished”

finished

adjective uk   /ˈfɪn.ɪʃt/ us  

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?

finished adjective (NOT ABLE TO CONTINUE)

[after verb] not able to continue, after a failure of some kind: This financial crisis means that the government's economic policy is finished.
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