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noun conclusion pronunciation in American English /kənˈkluʒ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that you decide is true after thinking about it carefully and looking at all the evidence
    reach/draw a conclusion:

    Hubble reached the conclusion that the universe was expanding.

    logical conclusion:

    The situation becomes more complicated if his argument is taken to its logical conclusion.

    come to a conclusion:

    Rachel was coming to the conclusion that Lenny was only interested in himself.

    conclusion that:

    Her conclusion was that the situation would never improve.

  2. 2
    [singular] formal the end of something
    conclusion to:

    The team has enjoyed a highly successful conclusion to the season.

    bring something to a conclusion:

    The sooner the war is brought to a satisfactory conclusion the better.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the process of deciding or agreeing something

    The successful conclusion of the deal was announced at a press conference.

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