Fine

  • 1 fine — [ fin ] n. f. • XIXe; de 2. fin ♦ Eau de vie de raisin de qualité supérieure. ⇒ cognac. Fine champagne (la Champagne désignant une région autour de Cognac). Une bouteille de fine. Verre de fine. Garçon, une fine ! Une fine à l eau. ⊗ HOM. Fines,… …

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  • 2 fine — (f[imac]n), a. [Compar. {finer} (f[imac]n [ e]r); superl. {finest}.] [F. fin, LL. finus fine, pure, fr. L. finire to finish; cf. finitus, p. p., finished, completed (hence the sense accomplished, perfect.) See {Finish}, and cf. {Finite}.] 1.… …

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  • 3 Fine — may be: * An adjective meaning attractive, sexy, physically attractive, beautiful etc.Legal* Fine (penalty), financial punishment * Fine of lands, an obsolete type of land conveyance * Fine on alienation, money paid to the lord by a tenant when… …

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  • 4 Fine — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Anne Fine, britische Schriftstellerin Charles H. Fine, Professor und Buchautor David Fine (Musikmanager) (1929–2005), südafrikanischer Musikmanager David Fine (Schauspieler) (* 1955), US amerikanischer… …

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  • 5 fine — FÍNE s.n. (livr.) Sfârşit. ♢ loc. adv. În fine = a) în sfârşit; b) în concluzie. – Din it. fine, fr. fin, enfin. Trimis de LauraGellner, 11.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  FÍNE s. 1. v. capăt. 2 …

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  • 6 fine — Ⅰ. fine [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) of very high quality. 2) satisfactory. 3) in good health and feeling well. 4) (of the weather) bright and clear. 5) (of a thread, filament, or hair) thin. 6) of delicate or intricate w …

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  • 7 fine — 1 n [Anglo French fin fine & Medieval Latin finis end, boundary, agreement, payment for release or privilege, monetary penalty, from Latin finis end, boundary] 1: a sum imposed as punishment for an offense compare restitution 2: a forfeiture or… …

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  • 8 fine — fine1 [fīn] adj. finer, finest [ME fin < OFr < ML finus, for L finis, an end, limit: see FINISH] 1. Obs. finished; perfected 2. superior in quality; better than average; excellent; very good [a fine sample] 3. of exceptional character or… …

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  • 9 FINE — was created in 1998 and is an informal association of the four main Fair Trade networks: *F Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) *I International Fair Trade Association (IFAT) *N Network of European Worldshops (NEWS!) and *E… …

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  • 10 fine — [adj1] excellent, masterly accomplished, aces*, admirable, attractive, beautiful, capital, choice, cool*, crack*, dandy*, elegant, enjoyable, exceptional, expensive, exquisite, fashionable, first class, first rate, first string, five star*, gilt… …

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  • 11 Fine — Fine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fined} (f[imac]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fining}.] [From {Fine}, a.] 1. To make fine; to refine; to purify, to clarify; as, to fine gold. [1913 Webster] It hath been fined and refined by . . . learned men. Hobbes. [1913… …

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  • 12 Fine — (f[imac]n), n. [OE. fin, L. finis end, also in LL., a final agreement or concord between the lord and his vassal; a sum of money paid at the end, so as to make an end of a transaction, suit, or prosecution; mulct; penalty; cf. OF. fin end,… …

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  • 13 Fine — (f[imac]n), v. i. To become fine (in any one of various senses); as, the ale will fine; the weather fined. {To fine} {away, down, off}, gradually to become fine; to diminish; to dwindle. I watched her [the ship] . . . gradually fining down in the …

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  • 14 Fine — Fine, v. t. [From {Fine}, n.] To impose a pecuniary penalty upon for an offense or breach of law; to set a fine on by judgment of a court; to punish by fine; to mulct; as, the trespassers were fined ten dollars. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Fine — Fine, v. i. To pay a fine. See {Fine}, n., 3 (b) . [R.] [1913 Webster] Men fined for the king s good will; or that he would remit his anger; women fined for leave to marry. Hallam. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 fine — fȋne m DEFINICIJA 1. razg. ekspr. prestanak radnje ili događanja, ob. uz (i nakon nekog objašnjavanja na kraju rečenice) [Platio sam što su tražili i fine = i gotovo]; svršetak 2. glazb. oznaka na partituri za okončanje; dovršetak, kraj… …

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  • 17 Fine — Fine, v. t. & i. [OF. finer, F. finir. See {Finish}, v. t.] To finish; to cease; or to cause to cease. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 Fine — (f[imac]n), adv. 1. Finely; well; elegantly; fully; delicately; mincingly. [Obs., Dial., or Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Billiards & Pool) In a manner so that the driven ball strikes the object ball so far to one side as to be deflected but …

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  • 19 FINE — ist ein zwangloser Zusammenschluss von vier internationalen Organisationen des Fairen Handels: F Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) I International Fair Trade Association (IFAT) (früher; ist nun World Fair Trade Organization… …

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  • 20 Fine — (ital.), in der Musik Schluß eines Tonstücks; da capo al fine, noch einmal bis zum Schluß …

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