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telos

noun te·los \ˈte-ˌläs, ˈtē-\

Definition of TELOS

:  an ultimate end

Origin of TELOS

Greek; probably akin to Greek tellein to accomplish, tlēnai to bear — more at tolerate
First Known Use: 1904

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