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definition 1: an ending or termination.
example: Students are under a great deal of pressure near the conclusion of the semester.
definition 2: a result or outcome.
example: The disappointing conclusion of the negotiations angered many of the workers.
definition 3: the final part of a written work or speech.
example: She summarized her points nicely in the conclusion of her paper.
definition 4: an inference reached by reasoning.
example: If a planet can sustain plant life, what conclusions can you draw about its atmosphere?
example: After a complete examination of the body, the doctor reached the conclusion that death was accidental.
example: Judging by his clothing, she thought the man to be a beggar, but she tried not to jump to any conclusions.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun conclusion (definition 4)
VERB + (to) + conclusion: draw ~ , reach ~ , make ~ , support ~ , come to ~ , jump to ~ , lead to ~