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completion

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noun com·ple·tion \kəm-ˈplē-shən\

Simple Definition of completion

  • : the act or process of completing or finishing something : the state of being complete or finished

  • American football : a forward pass made to a teammate who catches it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of completion

  1. 1 :  the act or process of completing

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being complete

  3. 3 :  a completed forward pass in football

Examples of completion in a sentence

  1. He will receive his degree upon completion of his studies.

  2. The quarterback has 11 completions in 20 attempts for 80 yards.



1657

First Known Use of completion

1657



COMPLETION Defined for Kids

completion

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noun com·ple·tion \kəm-ˈplē-shən\

Definition of completion for Students

  1. :  the act or process of making whole or finishing :  the condition of being whole or finished





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