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culminate

kuhl mi nayt

  • v  end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
    The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace
  • v  bring to a head or to the highest point
    Seurat culminated pointillism
  • v  reach the highest or most decisive point
  • v  reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body
  • v  rise to, or form, a summit
    The helmet culminated in a crest

  • The presentation culminated with a hands on experience for all the participants.
  • The calendar is full of themed events as well, including a children's production of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and two evening candlelight tours that culminate in fireworks .
  • Steve BackPolitical Pictures This breach of security impelled police to accelerate the operation, which had not been due to culminate in arrests until the early hours of this .
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  • Bill Clinton in USA Today
    It is only fitting that we culminate a weekend focused on youth service by turning words into action,Clinton said in a prepared statement Sunday.
  • Barack Obama in BusinessWeek
    We have waited long enough,Obama said to applause. "And in just a few days, a century-long struggle will culminate in a historic vote."
  • Jairam Ramesh in BusinessWeek
    The value of the Copenhagen Accord lies not as a stand- alone document but as an input into the two-track negotiating process under the UNFCCC, which will culminate in Mexico City in December 2010,Ramesh said.

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