completion

noun com·ple·tion \ kəm-ˈplē-shən \
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018
1 : the act or process of completing
  • his completion of graduate school
2 : the quality or state of being complete
  • Her second novel is near completion.
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.

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Origin and Etymology of completion



COMPLETION Defined for English Language Learners

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


COMPLETION Defined for Kids

completion

noun com·ple·tion \ kəm-ˈplē-shən \
: the act or process of making whole or finishing : the condition of being whole or finished


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