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"culminate" in British English

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culminateverb

uk   /ˈkʌl.mɪ.neɪt/ us   /ˈkʌl.mə.neɪt/
culmination
noun [U] uk   /ˌkʌl.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌkʌl.məˈneɪ.ʃən/
Winning first prize was the culmination of years of practice and hard work.
(Definition of culminate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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culminateverb [I/T]

us   /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
noun [U] us   /ˌkʌl·məˈneɪ·ʃən/
(Definition of culminate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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