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Definitions for finalist
ˈfaɪn l ɪstfi·nal·ist

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  1. finalistnoun

    a contestant who reaches the final stages of a competition


  1. finalistnoun

    Somebody or something that appears in the final stage of a competition.


  1. finalist

    A finalist is an individual, team, or entity that has reached the final stage of a competition, contest, or selection process. They are among the last ones remaining in a competition from a larger group and are in contention for the top place or prize.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of finalist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of finalist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of finalist in a Sentence

  1. James Clyburn:

    Although not the finalist, Judge Childs’ inclusion among the three that were interviewed continues her record of remarkable contributions to making this country’s greatest accessible and affordable for all.

  2. Rafa Nadal:

    The winner of the match will not be Roland Garros champion. He will be a semi-finalist... that makes a big difference, novak is probably the favorite here but I am here to fight.

  3. Robert Palladino:

    We incorrectly notified this individual that she'd been selected as a finalist. This was an error. This was a mistake.

  4. The WTA:

    The semi-finals will go forward as scheduled on Sunday. Both finalists will receive finalist points and finalist prize money.

  5. Jim Bell:

    It will be a multi-year, hundreds of people effort to choose the landing site for 2020, there are lots of great places to go. The finalist sites for Curiosity are already listed for consideration.

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