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conclusion

noun uk   us   /kənˈkluː.ʒən/

conclusion noun (LAST PART)

C2 [C] the final part of something: I found the conclusion of the film rather irritating.in conclusion formal B2 finally: In conclusion, I would like to thank our guest speaker.
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conclusion noun (AGREEMENT)

[U] the act of arranging or agreeing something formally: the conclusion of the deal/treaty

conclusion noun (JUDGMENT)

B1 [C] the opinion you have after considering all the information about something: Did you come to/reach/draw any conclusions at the meeting this morning? [+ that] At first I thought he was a bit shy, but I've come to the conclusion that he's simply unfriendly!
Translations of “conclusion”
in Korean 결론…
in Arabic استِنتاج…
in Portuguese conclusão…
in Catalan conclusió…
in Japanese 結論…
in Italian conclusione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結局, 結尾, 結果…
in Russian заключение, вывод, завершение…
in Turkish sonuç, nihai son, son…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结局, 结尾, 结果…
in Polish wniosek, zakończenie…
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