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finis

[ fin-is, fee-nee, fahy-nis ]
/ ˈfɪn ɪs, fiˈni, ˈfaɪ nɪs /
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Origin of finis

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English, from French or directly from Latin fīnis; see fine1
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British Dictionary definitions for finis

finis
/ (ˈfɪnɪs) /

noun

the end; finish: used at the end of books, films, etc

Word Origin for finis

C15: from Latin
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