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conclude

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconcludecon‧clude /kənˈkluːd/ ●●○ W2 AWL verb 🔊 🔊 1 [transitive]DECIDE to decide that something is true after considering all the information you haveconclusionconclude that 🔊 The report concluded that the school should be closed immediately.conclude from something that 🔊 Richardson concluded from his studies that equality between the sexes is still a long way off.GrammarIn more formal English, you can say it is concluded that something is true: It was concluded that the treatment should be stopped.2 [transitive] formalFINISH DOING something to complete something you have been doing, especially for a long time 🔊 When the investigation is concluded, the results will be sent to the US Attorney’s office. 🔊 Francis, having concluded his business with James, left for Miami.see thesaurus at finish3 [intransitive, transitive]FINISH DOING something to end something such as a meeting, book, event, or speech by doing or saying one final thingconclude with 🔊 Each chapter concludes with a short summary.conclude by doing something 🔊 She concluded by saying she was proud to be from Salford. 🔊 To conclude, I’d like to express my thanks to my family. 🔊 ‘So now, ’ she concluded, ‘I’m trying to bring some order to the garden.’4 conclude an agreement/treaty/contract etc→ See Verb table
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concludeAt the very least, city officials are wise to see how those lawsuits are concluded.The British car industry has just concluded a deal with the Japanese government.European governments are trying to conclude a treaty to ban certain atmospheric tests.The sales convention will conclude as planned on Sunday.I can only conclude by saying that I am sorry the situation has developed the way it has.I'd like to conclude by thanking everyone who has worked so hard to make this conference possible.Davis concludes from an analysis of traffic accidents that the speed limit should be lowered.He concludes, not by committing himself to atheism but showing empathy with it.This year, Muslims will conclude Ramadan with the usual festivities on April 15 or 16.The team concluded that an updated system was required.It was for this reason that he concluded that different cells receive different genes.It seems reasonable to conclude that people's behaviour is influenced by what they see on TV.The patient quickly concludes that tablets are the real treatment and the diet of secondary importance.The jury listened carefully to the evidence and concluded that the man was guilty.By July the research team had concluded the main part of its work.The Giants conclude the three-game series tonight in Palm Springs.The police have now concluded their investigations.Bette concluded with a gasp and sank her teeth into her sandwich.He concluded with an appeal to everyone to support the campaign.The report concludes with references to increase in long term unemployment and slump in business optimism.conclude from something thatWe could conclude from this that crust is a definite aspect of character; we all love bread with lots of character.It was concluded from these studies that elimination diets induce a prolonged remission similar to that achieved by other methods of treatment.It would be wrong to conclude from this that Gandhi is opposed to conversion from one religion to another.We conclude from this study that H pylori eradication enhances gastric juice ascorbate secretion, and thus increases intragastric anti-oxidant protection.He concludes from these that houses, mountains, and rivers can not exist unperceived.Fischler and Bloom conclude from these results that in visual word recognition the effect of context is essentially inhibitory rather than facilitatory.It would be wrong to conclude from this debate that science is too important to be left to politicians.Taylor concluded from the smell that the substance was marijuana.But we should not conclude from this that they are therefore intrinsically objectionable and unworkable.To concludeConclusions To conclude, a basic script recognition system has been demonstrated.Conclusions To conclude on such a vast subject as this is not easy but I would like to make the following points.Conclusion To conclude, the prospects for philosophy of religion look brighter than they have done for many moons.Training To conclude this section it is necessary to point out a few things about the squad training sessions.
From Longman Business Dictionaryconcludecon‧clude /kənˈkluːd/ verb1[intransitive] to decide that something is true after considering all the factsThe Stock Exchange concluded that the accounts could be regarded as suspect because they made no reference to such businesses.We can conclude from the statistics that there is still an imbalance between the opportunities for men and women.2conclude an agreement/treaty/deal etc to finish arranging an agreement, treaty, deal etcWe would like to conclude the deal by the end of the financial year.3[intransitive, transitive] when something concludes, or you conclude it, it endsBy five the interview had at last concluded and we left.Anxious to conclude the meeting, he added: “All the figures you need are in the business plan.”→ See Verb table
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Verb table
conclude
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyconclude
he, she, itconcludes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyconcluded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave concluded
he, she, ithas concluded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad concluded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill conclude
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have concluded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam concluding
he, she, itis concluding
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you, we, theyare concluding
Past
I, he, she, itwas concluding
you, we, theywere concluding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been concluding
he, she, ithas been concluding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been concluding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be concluding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been concluding
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