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conclusion

noun uk   /kənˈkluː.ʒən/ us  

conclusion noun (LAST PART)

C2 [C] the final part of something: I found the conclusion of the film rather irritating. in conclusion formal B2 finally: In conclusion, I would like to thank our guest speaker.

conclusion noun (AGREEMENT)

[U] the act of arranging or agreeing something formally: the conclusion of the deal/treaty

conclusion noun (JUDGMENT)

B1 [C] the opinion you have after considering all the information about something: Did you come to/reach/draw any conclusions at the meeting this morning? [+ that] At first I thought he was a bit shy, but I've come to the conclusion that he's simply unfriendly!
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