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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A concluding act; The decisive moment in a novel or play; (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon; A final climactic stage.

Usage examples (34)
  • Their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development
  • The iPad, which they called the culmination of an approach that he has seemingly been perfecting for his entire career.
  • This was truer than Judis realized, for he seemed not quite to grasp that a culmination is the reaching of the highest point.
  • The culmination is its avowedly "apolitical" Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on the Mall on Saturday. for more
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