Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “conclusion”

See all translations

conclusion

noun
 
 
/kənˈkluːʒən/
OPINION [C] B1 the opinion you have after considering all the information about something: I've come to the conclusion that we'll have to sell the car.Concluding and deducing
END [C] the final part of something: the dramatic conclusion of the film The case should finally be brought to a conclusion (= end) this week.Ends and endings
in conclusion B2 used to introduce the last part of a speech or piece of writing: In conclusion, I would like to thank our guest speaker.Final and finally
ARRANGEMENT [U] the process of arranging or agreeing something formally: the conclusion of peace talksAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
→  See also foregone conclusion , jump to conclusions
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…
(Definition of conclusion from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “conclusion” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More