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Competition StagePlay
The term 'finalist' implies reaching the final stage of a competition, not just participating. SlideAfter months of preparation, he became a finalist in the national spelling bee.
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Not Always WinningPlay
'Finalist' doesn't mean the winner; it includes those who compete for the top spot. SlideAlthough a finalist, she did not win the top prize in the contest.
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Context ImportancePlay
The significance of 'finalist' can vary greatly depending on the prestige of the competition. SlideBecoming a finalist in an Olympic event is a huge honor.