consummation

[ kon-suh-mey-shuh n ]
/ ˌkɒn səˈmeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of consummating; completion.
the state of being consummated; perfection; fulfillment.

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Origin of consummation

1350–1400; Middle English consummacioun (< Middle French) < Latin consummātiōn- (stem of consummātiō). See consummate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM consummation

non·con·sum·ma·tion, noun
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