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conclusive

[ kuhn-kloo-siv ]
/ kənˈklu sɪv /
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adjective

serving to settle or decide a question; decisive; convincing: conclusive evidence.
tending to terminate; closing.

SYNONYMS FOR conclusive

1 definitive, determining.

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Origin of conclusive

1580–90; <Late Latin conclūsīvus, equivalent to Latin conclūs(us) (past participle of conclūdere to conclude; see conclusion) + -īvus-ive

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British Dictionary definitions for conclusive

conclusive
/ (kənˈkluːsɪv) /

adjective

putting an end to doubt; decisive; final
approaching or involving an end or conclusion

Derived forms of conclusive

conclusively, adverbconclusiveness, noun
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