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conclusive

adjective uk   /kənˈkluː.sɪv/ us  
C2 proving that something is true, or ending any doubt: They had conclusive evidence/proof of her guilt. a conclusive argument
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Translations of “conclusive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無可置疑的, 確實的, 決定性的…
in Russian убедительный…
in Turkish kesin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无可置疑的, 确实的, 决定性的…
in Polish jednoznaczny, ostateczny…
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