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culminate in (something)

To end or result in something. All of my hard work culminated in several awards at the end of the school year.
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culminate in something

to climax in something; to end with something. The contest culminated in a victory for the best band. The play-offs culminated in a big win for the Chicago team.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This route extends around the court and culminates in the western pavilion with the decorative arts.
The main Zuljanah procession in Quetta will be taken out from Alamdar Road which will culminate at Imambargah Kalan after Maghrib prayer.
The main procession in Karachi has started from Nishter Park, which after passing through its traditional routes on the main MA Jinnah Road will culminate at Imambargah Hussainia Iranian Kharadar.
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Plugged In - The Guitar Master 2012, taking place at Twister Club Bahrain, Ramada Palace Hotel, Gudaibiya, will culminate in a grand finale on Friday at 11.30pm.
The left-hand, paternal branch of the tree culminates with George Washington and the right-hand, maternal branch culminates with Winston Churchill.
In "Desert to Dream: A Decade of Burning man Photography", Barbara Traub has compiled a collection that represents and presents a photographic record of a decade of Burning Man celebrations at the Black Rock Arts Festival held annual in the dry alkali flats of northwest Nevada's Black Rock Desert which runs for about a week and culminates over the Labor Day weekend.
The Nationals culminates in a gala awards ceremony at the International Builders' Show in Orlando, featuring a dynamic presentation celebrating the best and the brightest in new-home residential sales and marketing.
A joint DEA-Panamanian interdiction operation collapses under the weight of internal betrayal and culminates into a fiasco of human devastation.
The seminar culminates in a joint concert of select students and instructors as part of the opening concert at the 2006 West Coast Salsa Congress, an event that attracts more than 30,000 salsa music and dance aficionados.
The third chapter, "'The Parterre Becomes an Actor,' 1680-1725," is about the "critical juncture" when the parterre came to power in the French theatre (10); Ravel covers such areas as the Comedie-Francaise versus the Comedie-Italienne and spectators at fairground theatres, then culminates in a discussion of the Parterre's role in ruining the 1724 production of Voltaire's Mariamne.
A recent paper by t wo NIST scientists culminates a multiyear effort on making these technically difficult measurements and is a major contribution to the metrology of the ITS-90.
The near head-on collision over cars culminates a year of accusations of dumping--selling goods below the cost of production--in the trade of various products.
Whiplash culminates in Mars's finding a career as a sex worker in a massage parlor.
The video culminates with featuring present-day heroes who became the nation's pride with their exemplary lives.