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conclusion

con·clu·sion

conclusion

 
 
pronunciation:
kn klu zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an ending, result, or outcome.
The conclusion of the book was a surprise.
synonyms:
close
similar words:
expiration, finish, fruit, stop
definition 2: an opinion reached after careful thinking.
What is your conclusion about my ideas? Do they make sense?There was enough evidence to draw a quick conclusion about how the accident happened.
synonyms:
deduction, judgment
similar words:
derivation, estimation, opinion, theory
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The word conclusion contains the following part:
-ion Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ion attaches to bases that are Latin verb stems ending in s or t.