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finalism (s) (noun), finalisms (pl)
A philosophical doctrine that subscribes to the belief that specific events are explained by their causes: There was an aura of finalism in the way the professor spoke when she talked about the cause and effect of the accident that took place with her fellow instructor this morining.
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