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  • 161 fin|i|tude — «FIHN uh tood, tyood; FY nuh », noun. the condition or state of being finite …

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  • 162 Fin|land|er — «FIHN luhn duhr», noun. a native or inhabitant of Finland; Finn …

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  • 163 Fin|land|i|za|tion — «FIHN luhn duh ZAY shuhn», noun. the adoption by a European country of a foreign policy like that of Finland, which sought to maintain friendly relations with the former Soviet Union, usually by acceding to pressure from the Soviet government:… …

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  • 164 Fin|mark — «FIHN MAHRK», noun. = Finnmark. (Cf. ↑Finnmark) …

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  • 165 fin|nan had|die — «FIHN uhn HAD ee», or haddock, smoked and dried haddock. ╂[originally Findhorn haddock < a river name later taken as Findon, a town in Scotland; haddie (diminutive) < haddock] …

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  • 166 fin|ner — «FIHN uhr», noun. = finback. (Cf. ↑finback) …

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  • 167 fin|nes|ko — «fuh NEHS koh», noun, plural ko. a boot, originally of Norway, made of birch tanned reindeer skin with the hair left on …

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  • 168 Fin|nic — «FIHN ihk», adjective. 1. of or having to do with the Finns or the languages spoken by them. 2. of or having to do with the division of Finno Ugric languages to which Finnish, Estonian, and Sami belong …

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  • 169 fin|nip — «FIHN uhp», noun. British Slang. a five pound note. ╂[perhaps < Yiddish pronunciation of German fünf five] …

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  • 170 Fin|no-U|gri|an — «FIHN oh OO gree uhn», adjective, noun. = Finno Ugric. (Cf. ↑Finno Ugric) …

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  • 171 Fin|no-U|gric — «FIHN oh OO grihk», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. of or having to do with the Finns and the Ugrians. 2. designating or having to do with a family of languages of eastern Europe and western Asia, including Finnish, Estonian, Lapp, and Hungarian. –n.… …

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  • 172 Fin|sen light — «FIHN suhn», light composed of violet and ultraviolet rays, used in the treatment of cutaneous diseases. ╂[< Niels R. Finsen, 1860 1904, a Danish physician, who won the Nobel prize for the treatment] …

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  • 173 fin|ta — «FEEN tah», noun. 1. a fixed contribution paid by Sephardic Jews to the synagogue, 2. a land tax or contribution, formerly paid in Spain and Portugal by every subject in time of special emergency. ╂[< Spanish, and Portuguese finta] …

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  • 174 fin·an·cier — /ˌfınənˈsiɚ, Brit fəˈnænsıə/ noun, pl ciers [count] : a person who controls the use and lending of large amounts of money A group of powerful financiers bought out the company …

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  • 175 fin — 1. fin [ fɛ̃ ] n. f. • Xe; lat. finis « borne, limite, fin » I ♦ Point d arrêt ou limite d un phénomène dans le temps. 1 ♦ Moment, instant auquel s arrête un phénomène, une période, une action. ⇒ limite, terme. Du début, du commencement à la fin …

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  • 176 FIN — INE. adj. Qui est délié et menu en son genre. Il se dit par opposition à Gros, ou à Grossier. La pointe de cet instrument est trop fine. Un trait fin. Une écriture extrêmement fine. Ce fil est bien fin, est trop fin. Elle a les cheveux fins comme …

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  • 177 Fin Whale — ] As of 2006, there are two named subspecies, each with distinct physical features and vocalizations. B. p. physalus (Linnaeus 1758), or Northern Fin Whale, is found in the North Atlantic, and B. p. quoyi (Fischer 1829), or Antarctic Fin Whale,… …

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  • 178 Fin whale — Finback redirects here. For the U.S. submarines of this name, see USS Finback. For the fictional character, see Finback (Transformers). Fin whale[1] A fin whale surfaces in the …

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  • 179 fin — (Del lat. finis, límite, fin.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 Punto o momento en que termina una cosa: ■ la obra llega a su fin. SINÓNIMO final término 2 Objetivo que se pretende conseguir: ■ su fin es obtener la matrícula de honor. SINÓNIMO finalidad …

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  • 180 FIN — s. f. Terme, ce qui termine, ce qui achève ; ou L extrémité d une chose, la partie où elle se termine. Il est opposé à Commencement. À la fin, sur la fin, vers la fin du jour. La fin de l année. La fin de la vie. La fin d un règne. La fin du… …

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