Meaning of “denouement” in the English Dictionary

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"denouement" in British English

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denouementnoun [ C ]

uk /deɪˈnuː.mɒ̃/ us /deɪˈnuː.mɑ̃ː/

the end of a story, in which everything is explained, or the end result of a situation

(Definition of “denouement” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"denouement" in American English

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denouementnoun [ C ]

/ˌdeɪ·nuˈmɑ̃/

literature the final part of a work of literature, after the climax (= the most important or exciting part)

(Definition of “denouement” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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