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culminating

[ kuhl-muh-ney-ting ]
/ ˈkʌl məˌneɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective
being or nearing the highest point or final stage:The mountain, which rises to 1,125 meters, is the culminating point of the Luberon mountain range.All students are required to participate in a capstone course that serves as the culminating experience of the degree.
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Origin of culminating

First recorded in 1660–70; culminat(e) + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM culminating

non·cul·mi·nat·ing, adjective
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