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verb culminate pronunciation in British English /ˈkʌlmɪneɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleculminating
past tenseculminated
past participleculminated

phrasal verb

culminate in

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyculminate in
he/she/itculminates in
present participleculminating in
past tenseculminated in
past participleculminated in
culminate in something to happen or exist as the final result of a process or situation
A series of financial disasters culminated in the collapse of the country’s largest bank.


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