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wrap up

verb

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1 to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point
  • a grand parade will wrap up the weeklong celebration

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2 to make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report)
  • a reporter wrapped up the mayor's speech in a few sentences

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wrap-up

noun

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1 a short statement of the main points
  • a postelection wrap-up of the campaign's high points and many low points

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2 the last part of a process or action
  • the opening of the museum's modern art wing marks the wrap-up of its decade-long expansion plan

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The first known use of wrap up was circa 1568

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“Wrap up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wrap%20up. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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