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Why do we use finalize() method in Java?

Pragya Keshap answered on February 4, 2023 Popularity 9/10 Helpfulness 3/10


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  • Why do we use finalize() method in Java?


    Java provides finalize() method to perform any cleanup before

    Garbage Collection. This method is in Object class, and it is

    invoked by JVM internally. Developers are free to implement this

    method for any custom cleanup in case of Garbage Collection.

    If an Object is not Garbage Collected, then this method may not be


    This method is never invoked more than once by JVM.

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