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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: finitus, past participle of finire; FINISH1

finite

adjective
     
Related topics: Grammar
fi‧nite
1 having an end or a limit [≠ infinite]:
2 technicalSLG a finite verb form shows a particular time. 'Am' , 'was', and 'are' are examples of finite verb forms, but 'being' and 'been' are not [≠ non-finite]

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