Meaning of 'culmination'

Find the meaning of the word ‘culmination’

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Meaning of ‘culmination’

4 definitions found.



a concluding action

Synonyms: completion


the decisive moment in a novel or play

Synonyms: climax


(astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon


a final climactic stage

Example: "their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development"

Synonyms: apogee

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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