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verb     complete pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlecompleting
past tensecompleted
past participlecompleted
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to finish something

    The work was completed in March.

    She will have completed her training by the spring.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to finish something by adding the parts that are missing
    2. b.
      [intransitive] to complete the process of buying a house
  2. 2
    [transitive] to write information in the spaces on an official document. A more usual word is fill in

    You need to complete both of these forms.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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