completion

[ kuhm-plee-shuhn ]
/ kəmˈpli ʃən /

noun

the act of completing.
the state of being completed.
conclusion; fulfillment: Her last novel represented the completion of her literary achievement.
Football. a forward pass that has been completed.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of completion

First recorded in 1650–60, completion is from the Late Latin word complētiōn- (stem of complētiō). See complete, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM completion

non·com·ple·tion, nounpre·com·ple·tion, nounsub·com·ple·tion, noun
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