after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay
ultimately, finally, in the end, at last, at long last(adverb)
as the end result of a succession or process
"ultimately he had to give in"; "at long last the winter was over"
last, lastly, in conclusion, finally(adverb)
the item at the end
"last, I'll discuss family values"
At the end or conclusion; ultimately.
The contest was long, but the Romans finally conquered.
To finish (with); lastly.
Finally, I washed my dog.
The question of his long-term success has now been finally settled.
at the end or conclusion; ultimately; lastly; as, the contest was long, but the Romans finally conquered
completely; beyond recovery
"Finally" is a 1991 song by the musician CeCe Peniston. A dance mix of this song was made, and this remixed version was used in many dance music compilations. "Finally" became Peniston's first hit song, peaking at number five on the US Hot 100 in January 1992 and becoming her only U.S. top-ten hit to date. Prior to that, it was also successful on the US Dance chart, where it spent two weeks at number one in late 1991. In addition, the song peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart in a remixed version. The song features in the 1998 film Bimboland produced by Ariel Zeitoun. The 7-inch Choice Mix was used in the 1993 film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and featured on its soundtrack album. The song is also featured in the stage musical based on the film. For her ninth tour Showgirl: The Homecoming Tour that resumed on November 11, 2006 at Sydney Entertainment Centre, Kylie Minogue used elements of Peniston's song when performing her 2000 comeback single "Spinning Around", co-written by Paula Abdul. In November 2009, pop musician Lady Gaga used excerpts of "Finally" for the opening of The Monster Ball Tour in her song "Dance in the Dark".
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Rank popularity for the word 'finally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #750
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Rank popularity for the word 'finally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1432
Rank popularity for the word 'finally' in Adverbs Frequency: #86
The numerical value of finally in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of finally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- напълно, накрая, оконча́телно, безвъзвратноBulgarian
- finalmentCatalan, Valencian
- konečně, nakonecCzech
- endlich, definitiv, schließlichGerman
- por finSpanish
- lõpuks, lõpuuksEstonian
- vihdoinkin, lopultaFinnish
- enfin, définitivementFrench
- aig a’ cheann thallScottish Gaelic
- 等々, 終わり, 終い, 結局, 終にJapanese
- uiteindelijk, ten slotteDutch
- hajoobáʼágoNavajo, Navaho
- w końcuPolish
- [[no]] [[fim]]/[[final]], por último, finalmentePortuguese
- оконча́тельно, в конце́ концо́в, наконе́цRussian
- ко̀начно, nȁjzad, kònačno, на̏јзадSerbo-Croatian
- avslutningsvis, slutligenSwedish
- கடைசியாக, இறுதியாக, முடிவில்Tamil
- зре́штою, нарештіUkrainian
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