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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Late Latin
Origin: , past participle of culminare, from Latin culmen 'top'

culminate

     
cul‧mi‧nate

culminate in/with something

phrasal verb
if a process culminates in or with a particular event, it ends with that event:
A series of events for teachers and students will culminate in a Shakespeare festival next year.

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