English definition of “culminate”
/ˈkʌlmɪneɪt/ verb formal
culminate in/with sth › to finish with a particular event, or reach a final result after gradual development and often a lot of effort: The course culminates in a series of written exams. His career culminated with the post of ambassador to NATO.
› [T] US to be the final thing in a series of events: The discovery of a body culminated two days of desperate searching. culmination
/ˌkʌlmɪˈneɪʃən/ noun [no plural] › This discovery is the culmination of years of research.