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telos

[ tel-os, tee-los ]
/ ˈtɛl ɒs, ˈti lɒs /
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noun, plural te·loi [tel-oi, tee-loi]. /ˈtɛl ɔɪ, ˈti lɔɪ/.
the end term of a goal-directed process; especially, the Aristotelian final cause.
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Origin of telos

1900–05; <Greek télos;cf. tele-2
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