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last word

noun [S] uk   us  
the final remark in an argument or discussion: You're not going, Helena, and that's my last word on the matter. She always has to have the last word (= win the argument).
Translations of “last word”
in Chinese (Traditional) (辯論或討論中的)最終的話,最後陳述…
in Chinese (Simplified) (辩论或讨论中的)最终的话,最后陈述…
(Definition of last word from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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