how to pronounce finisher


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the above transcription of finisher is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

finisher is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… the surprise second place finisher was …”

meanings of finisher


  1. A player who shoots goals.
  2. The person who applies the gilding and decoration in bookbinding.
  3. A person who applies a finish to something, such as furniture.
  4. A finishing move.
  5. The blow that ends a fight; the knock-out blow.
  6. A substitute player who plays at the end of the game.
  7. A person who finishes or completes something. The early finishers waited for the other runners to reach the finish line.
  8. A construction machine used to smooth a newly constructed road surface.

finisher frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word finisher occurs in english on average 1.1 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 finisher 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 finisher can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

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