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conclusion



con·clu·sion AW [conclusion conclusions] BrE [kənˈkluːʒn] NAmE [kənˈkluːʒn] noun
1. countable something that you decide when you have thought about all the information connected with the situation
I've come to the conclusion that he's not the right person for the job.
It took the jury some time to reach the conclusion that she was guilty.
New evidence might lead to the conclusion that we are wrong.
We can safely draw some conclusions from our discussion.
2. countable, usually singular the end of sth such as a speech or a piece of writing
The conclusion of the book was disappointing.
In conclusion (= finally), I would like to thank…
If we took this argument to its logical conclusion
3. uncountable the formal and final arrangement of sth official
Syn: completion
the successful conclusion of a trade treaty
more at a foregone conclusion at foregone
Idioms:jump to conclusions jump to the conclusion that …

Word Origin:
late Middle English: from Latin conclusio(n-), from the verb concludere, from con- ‘completely’ + claudere ‘to shut’.

Thesaurus:
conclusion noun
1. C
We can draw some conclusions from our discussion.
inference • • deduction • • finding • • judgment/judgement • • verdict • • ruling
the conclusion/inference/deduction/finding/judgment/verdict/ruling that …
a logical/reasonable/valid conclusion/inference/deduction
base your conclusion/findings/judgment/verdict/ruling on sth
2. C, usually sing.
The meeting was brought to a hasty conclusion.
end • • finish • • ending • • finale • |formal, especially business close • • termination
Opp: beginning
at the conclusion/end/finish/finale/close
provide a/an (…) conclusion/finish/ending/finale
bring sth to a/an conclusion/end/close

Collocations:
Scientific research
Theory
formulate/advance a theory/hypothesis
build/construct/create/develop a simple/theoretical/mathematical model
develop/establish/provide/use a theoretical/conceptual framework
advance/argue/develop the thesis that…
explore an idea/a concept/a hypothesis
make a prediction/an inference
base a prediction/your calculations on sth
investigate/evaluate/accept/challenge/reject a theory/hypothesis/model
Experiment
design an experiment/a questionnaire/a study/a test
do research/an experiment/an analysis
make observations/measurements/calculations
carry out/conduct/perform an experiment/a test/a longitudinal study/observations/clinical trials
run an experiment/a simulation/clinical trials
repeat an experiment/a test/an analysis
replicate a study/the results/the findings
observe/study/examine/investigate/assess a pattern/a process/a behaviour/(especially US) a behavior
fund/support the research/project/study
seek/provide/get/secure funding for research
Results
collect/gather/extract data/information
yield data/evidence/similar findings/the same results
analyse/examine the data/soil samples/a specimen
consider/compare/interpret the results/findings
fit the data/model
confirm/support/verify a prediction/a hypothesis/the results/the findings
prove a conjecture/hypothesis/theorem
draw/make/reach the same conclusions
read/review the records/literature
describe/report an experiment/a study
present/publish/summarize the results/findings
present/publish/read/review/cite a paper in a scientific journal

Language Bank:
conclusion
Summing up an argument
In conclusion , the study has provided useful insights into the issues relating to people's perception of crime.
Based on this study, it can be concluded that the introduction of new street lighting did not reduce reported crime.
To sum up , no evidence can be found to support the view that improved street lighting reduces reported crime.
The available evidence clearly leads to the conclusion that the media do have an influence on the public perception of crime.
The main conclusion to be drawn from this study is that public perception of crime is significantly influenced by crime news reporting.
This study has shown that people's fear of crime is out of all proportion to crime itself.
Fear of crime is out of all proportion to the actual level of crime, and the reasons for this can be summarized as follows . First…
Overall / In general , women are more likely than men to feel insecure walking alone after dark.
Language Banks at ↑emphasis, ↑first, ↑generally

Example Bank:
He bases his conclusions on very limited research.
How did he reach this startling conclusion?
I can't draw any conclusions from what she said.
In conclusion, I would like to thank you all for your hard work.
It all points to the conclusion that nobody knew what was going on.
It is difficult to draw any firm conclusions at such an early stage.
Only tentative conclusions can be drawn from these results.
The data he collected strengthened his conclusions.
The meeting was brought to a hasty conclusion.
The result of the game was a foregone conclusion.
The story's ultimate conclusion does not come as a surprise.
This does not warrant the conclusion that he failed.
This performance was a fitting conclusion to his career.
We don't want to jump to the wrong conclusion.
Don't jump to conclusions.
I've come to the conclusion that he's not the right person for the job.
In conclusion, I would like to thank…
What did you base these conclusions on?

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