completion

noun
com·​ple·​tion | \ kəm-ˈplē-shən How to pronounce completion (audio) \

Definition of completion

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

He will receive his degree upon completion of his studies. The quarterback has 11 completions in 20 attempts for 80 yards.
Recent Examples on the Web Exact timelines for construction and completion are not known, particularly given ongoing supply chain constraints hampering the building sector. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 18 May 2022 Having eliminated irrelevant information, our UI/UX team saw task completion rates skyrocket. Alex Kalinovsky, Forbes, 17 May 2022 Degree completion in such fields are factors in the productivity index. Jaime Adame, Arkansas Online, 16 May 2022 Most credit, or blame, completion of the interstate system for the 1960 Winter Olympics near Tahoe City. Scott Sonner, USA TODAY, 15 May 2022 Most credit, or blame, completion of the interstate system for the 1960 Winter Olympics near Tahoe City. CBS News, 13 May 2022 Most credit, or blame, completion of the interstate system for the 1960 Winter Olympics near Tahoe City. Scott Sonner, ajc, 13 May 2022 The team's completion of the climb nearly doubles that number. Mary Ellen Cagnassola, PEOPLE.com, 13 May 2022 Bolstering early college education and community college programs could promote college completion. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 11 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of completion

1657, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for completion

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21 May 2022

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“Completion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/completion. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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completion

noun
com·​ple·​tion | \ kəm-ˈplē-shən How to pronounce completion (audio) \

Kids Definition of completion

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

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