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finis

[fin-is, fee-nee, fahy-nis] /ˈfɪn ɪs, fiˈni, ˈfaɪ nɪs/
noun
1.
end; conclusion.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English (< F) < Latin fīnis; see fine1

finis coronat opus

[fee-nis-koh-roh-naht-oh-poo s; English fin-is kaw-roh-nat oh-puh s, koh-] /ˈfi nɪs koʊˈroʊ nɑtˈoʊ pʊs; English ˈfɪn ɪs kɔˈroʊ næt ˈoʊ pəs, koʊ-/
Latin.
1.
the end crowns the work.
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  • In any other context: finis to a serious career in national politics.
  • But it was also the end of a chapter, the closing of an era, for the finis was in sight.
British Dictionary definitions for finis

finis

/ˈfɪnɪs/
noun
1.
the end; finish: used at the end of books, films, etc
Word Origin
C15: from Latin
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Word Origin and History for finis
n.

Latin, literally "the end" (see finish (v.)).

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