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completion

[kuh m-plee-shuh n] /kəmˈpli ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of completing.
2.
the state of being completed.
3.
conclusion; fulfillment:
Her last novel represented the completion of her literary achievement.
4.
Football. a forward pass that has been completed.
Origin of completion
1650-1660
1650-60; < Late Latin complētiōn- (stem of complētiō). See complete, -ion
Related forms
noncompletion, noun
precompletion, noun
subcompletion, noun
Synonyms
1. termination, ending, closing.
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  • The world (p. 222) has probably not lost much by reason of the non-completion of the contemplated volumes.

    John Quincy Adams John. T. Morse
  • I suppose it was one or all of these conditions that caused the non-completion of the bargain.

  • The non-completion of the old monument, therefore, seems to have been providential, and no fault of the projector or contractor.

  • At the front it has a one-sided irregular look; and this is owing to the non-completion of a collateral spire.

Word Origin and History for non-completion

completion

n.

late 14c., from Latin completionem (nominative completio), noun of action from past participle stem of complere "to fill up, complete" (see complete (adj.)).

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