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English definition of “the tail end”

the tail end

noun [S]    
C2 the final part : I only saw the tail end of the TV news . She was at the head of the queue but I was at the tail end.Ends and endings
(Definition of the tail end noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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