how to pronounce finalize


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finalize is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of finalize in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we are working to finalize uh details …”

meanings of finalize


  1. To make final or firm; to finish or complete.
  2. To prepare (an object) for garbage collection by calling its finalizer.

finalize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word finalize occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics finalize can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that finalize can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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