finalize

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From final + -ize.

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finalize (third-person singular simple present finalizes, present participle finalizing, simple past and past participle finalized)

  1. (transitive) To make final or firm; to finish or complete.
    As soon as we get the plane tickets, we'll finalize our reservations with the hotel.
  2. (transitive, computing, programming) To prepare (an object) for garbage collection by calling its finalizer.

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finalize

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of finalizar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of finalizar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of finalizar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of finalizar