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noun completion pronunciation in British English /kəmˈpliːʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of finishing an activity or job

    Forms will be sent to our clients for completion.

    completion of:

    After completion of his medical training, Stein went to work in Africa.

    on/upon completion of something:

    Each student is given a certificate on successful completion of the course.

    1. a.
      the time when an activity or job is finished

      The completion date for the tunnel is December 2010.

      nearing completion:

      Restoration work on the church is nearing completion.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] British the final part of the process of buying or selling a house, when you become the new legal owner of the house

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