consummation consummation  /ˌkɑn sə ˈmeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
  2. (n) the act of bringing to completion or fruition

News

  1. From Spencer's 1884 to Orwell's 1984

    It is more than a grim coincidence that Herbert Spencer, in his great book Man vs. the State , was warning of the coming slavery in 1884, and that George Orwell, in our time, has predicted that the full consummation of this slavery will be reached in 1984, exactly one century later.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Ludwig von Mises Institute

  2. Business briefs

    Sprint suitSprint has asked the Delaware Court of Chancery to prevent the consummation of the Dish tender offer for Clearwire, saying it violates Delaware law. SAC issuesEx-SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Mathew Martoma and US prosecutors reached an agreement with the University of Michigan giving them access to encrypted documents...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Sprint Files Lawsuit Against DISH Network Corporation and Clearwire Corporation Citing the Illegality of the DISH ...

    Sprint announced today that it has filed a complaint in the Delaware Court of Chancery against DISH Network Corporation and Clearwire Corporation asking the Court to prevent the consummation of the DISH tender offer for Clearwire.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It is time for the Texas Rangers to look forward to the 2004 season with Alex Rodriguez as our shortstop and team leader," Hicks said in a statement. "There is nothing further to report relating to the consummation of a transaction between...
    on Dec 23, 2003 By: Tom Hicks Source: MLB.com

  2. "I think it would be a good idea if we decided on the plan to spend the $10 billion before we start talking about plans to spend another $7 billion," Mr Howard said. "It's strange to me that a premier who is holding up consummation of a $10...
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: John Howard Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. In an 1863 speech, Lincoln stated, "there will be some black men who can remember that, with silent tongue, and clenched teeth, and steady eye, and well-poised bayonet, they have helped mankind on to this great consummation, while, I fear, there...
    on Nov 15, 2005 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: About - News & Issues (blog)

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