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end

noun [C] (LAST PART)   /end/
the last or farthest part of something or of a period of time, beyond which it does not exist: She tied one end of the rope to a tree. The punctuation at the end of this sentence is a period. Did you stay to the end of the movie? Steve can swim to the far end of the lake and back. at an end To be at an end is to be finished: His career was at an end. end to end If things are end to end, they are all facing in the same direction, with the back end of each against the front end of the next one: The new cars were lined up end to end. endlessly    /ˈen·dlə·sli/ adverb [not gradable] Education policy is endlessly debated.
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