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2 definitions found
 for in conclusion
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conclusion \Con*clu"sion\, n. [F., fr. L. conclusio. See
     Conclude.]
     1. The last part of anything; close; termination; end.
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              A fluorish of trumpets announced the conclusion of
              the contest.                          --Prescott.
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     2. Final decision; determination; result.
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              And the conclusion is, she shall be thine. --Shak.
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     3. Any inference or result of reasoning.
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     4. (Logic) The inferred proposition of a syllogism; the
        necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two
        related propositions called premises. See Syllogism.
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              He granted him both the major and minor, but denied
              him the conclusion.                   --Addison.
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     5. Drawing of inferences. [Poetic]
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              Your wife Octavia, with her modest eyes
              And still conclusion.                 --Shak.
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     6. An experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be
        drawn. [Obs.]
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              We practice likewise all conclusions of grafting and
              inoculating.                          --Bacon.
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     7. (Law)
        (a) The end or close of a pleading, e.g., the formal
            ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc.
        (b) An estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a
            particular position. --Wharton.
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     Conclusion to the country (Law), the conclusion of a
        pleading by which a party "puts himself upon the country,"
        i.e., appeals to the verdict of a jury. --Mozley & W.
  
     In conclusion.
        (a) Finally.
        (b) In short.
  
     To try conclusions, to make a trial or an experiment.
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              Like the famous ape,
              To try conclusions, in the basket creep. --Shak.
  
     Syn: Inference; deduction; result; consequence; end;
          decision. See Inference.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  in conclusion
      adv 1: the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values"
             [syn: last, lastly, in conclusion, finally]

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