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English definition of “culminate”

culminate

verb [I/T]    /ˈkʌl·məˌneɪt/
to have as a result or be the final result of a process : [I] Secret negotiations culminated in the historic peace accord . [T] The discovery culminated many years of research . culmination    /ˌkʌl·məˈneɪ·ʃən/ noun [U]
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