Origin of completion
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Examples from the Web for completion
From design to completion, these luxury yachts can take four years to build.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars
October 19, 2014
When videos come in, the members of the collective debate and edit online until they come to the mutual agreement of completion.Syria’s Underground Film Club: Anonymous ‘Emergency Cinema,’ No Dead Bodies
June 29, 2014
Among the schemes that did go forward to completion was an offering of mortgage-related securities called Hudson 1.Too Big to Jail: Confessions of a Goldman Sachs Brat
June 26, 2014
North Korea broke ground on the project in 1987, with a two-year timeline for completion.Nobody’s Home at the Hermit Kingdom’s Ghost Hotel
May 22, 2014
It is about the completion of an assignment, and the execution of a formula.Richard Hofstadter and America’s New Wave of Anti-Intellectualism
March 9, 2014
This puts the date of the completion of the keep between 1146 and 1171.Yorkshire Painted And Described
One after another the men came to report the completion of their tasks.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
This was subsequent to the completion of the temple and of the royal houses.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
Mr. Field then directed his efforts to the completion of the trans-oceanic section.
Wheatstone was knighted in 1868, after his completion of the automatic telegraph.
Word Origin and History for completion
late 14c., from Latin completionem (nominative completio), noun of action from past participle stem of complere "to fill up, complete" (see complete (adj.)).