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endingnoun [C]

us   /ˈen·dɪŋ/
the last part of a process, esp. the way in which something stops existing: The movie’s ending is so romantic!
grammar An ending is a part added to a word that changes its meaning: To make “dogplural, you add the ending “-s.”
(Definition of ending from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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endingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈen.dɪŋ/ us   /ˈen.dɪŋ/
  • ending noun [C] (STORY)

B1 the last part of a story: People want love stories with happy endings.

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  • ending noun [C] (WORD)

B1 a part added to the end of a word: To make the plural of "dog", you add the plural ending -s.
(Definition of ending from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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