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the closing remark or comment, as in an argument:
By the rules of debate she would have the last word.
a final or definitive work, statement, etc.:
This report is the last word on the treatment of arthritis.
the latest, most modern thing:
Casual hairdos are the last word this season.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for
Even then she has to have the
with a quiet but definite sound.
To put the
on the page brings the process to an end.
Neither is this particular research the
on the topic.
on the product, and your magazine becomes a place advertisers can't afford not to be.
But that is unlikely to be the
: an appeal is in the works.
It does not try to define its subject, or have the
on it, but-at its best-illuminates it in many different ways.
It was far-fetched to think that this supposedly bipartisan panel would provide the
on the crisis.
may, nevertheless, come from a satellite.
On the basis of this report, hardly the
, such a finding seems unlikely.
However, it will be viewers who will have the
as to which groom-to-be marries with which bride-to-be.
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Every literary critic believes he will outwit history and have the last word.
(...) becoming. There is no final solution. There is no last word.
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