culminate in

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.
See also: culminate
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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.
See also: culminate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Possibly it was out of this fear of the real denizens of the dark that the fear of the unreal denizens was later to develop and to culminate in a whole and mighty unseen world.
The effort will culminate in community meetings on April 21 to rally support from the public.
They are first put through gruelling training and challenges, which will then subsequently culminate in the White Collar DXB fight night.
Eventually this work will culminate in the publication of a "Recommendation"--a finalized, stable reference for XML technology on the Web.
He disrupts the entire hierarchy of creatures that is supposed to culminate in mankind." For the still-humanistic Benjamin, the presumed loss of humanity is a bummer.
He filed suit against the INS, a suit that would later include Renteria and other students and faculty and culminate in the ruling Bowie High is celebrating tonight.