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definitive

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1 being the most accurate and apparently thorough
  • the definitive biography on the 16th president
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3 so clearly expressed as to leave no doubt about the meaning
  • the insurance company's definitive statement on the types of surgical operations that are covered
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conclusive, decisive, determinative, definitive mean bringing to an end. conclusive applies to reasoning or logical proof that puts an end to debate or questioning.
    • conclusive evidence
decisive may apply to something that ends a controversy, a contest, or any uncertainty.
    • a decisive battle
determinative adds an implication of giving a fixed character or direction.
    • the determinative factor in the court's decision
definitive applies to what is put forth as final and permanent.
    • the definitive biography


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