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con·clu·sion / kənˈkloōzhən/ • n. 1. the end or finish of an event or process. ∎  the summing-up of an argument or text. ∎  the settling or arrangement of a treaty or agreement: the conclusion of a free-trade accord. 2. a judgment or decision reached by reasoning. ∎  Logic a proposition that is reached from given premises. PHRASES: in conclusion lastly; to sum up. jump (or leap) to conclusions make a hasty judgment before learning or considering all the facts.

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