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loose end

noun

: a part of something (such as a job or story) that has not been completed

Full Definition of LOOSE END

1
:  something left hanging loose
2
:  a fragment of unfinished business —usually used in plural <tying up loose ends>

Examples of LOOSE END

  1. We still have one more loose end to deal with before we're finished with the project.

First Known Use of LOOSE END

1546

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