culminate

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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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In turn these are linked by an external gallery - a breezeway - a favourite Meier device that occurs over and over again from the early Saltzman House, through the Weishaupt Forum (AR March 1994) to culminate in the Getty.