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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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This route extends around the court and culminates in the western pavilion with the decorative arts.
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.
The transaction culminates a year in which the Manhattan office of Holliday Fenoglio Fowler has secured in excess of $350 million in mortgage financing in the Chelsea district of Manhattan.
After exposure to the final displays, the visit culminates in a magnificent view from the prow of the gallery, an eagle's nest of a place several storeys above the entrance.
The first half of the evening culminates, suddenly, in a lynching.
The feat culminates a six-year race among research laboratories and pharmaceutical companies to characterize and mass-produce the naturally occurring inhibitor, which many believe has great potential as an anti-inflammatory drug.
As it is, the final chapter loses some of the sharpness of the argument that actually culminates the penultimate chapter on politics and architecture.
The first week of the program focuses on modern dance, tap, and ballet and culminates with a performance.
This lease culminates a year long search by Caldor for a second major distribution facility to serve the needs of Caldor's expanding business operations.
It appears drug abuse contributes to a "fatal despondency" that culminates in suicide in many cases, Rich contends.
The first procession of the Muharram would be carried out on 6th and 7th Muhrram from Mohallah Darul Khair and after passing from its traditional route would culminate at Diggi Mohallah, while SP Sonia Shamaroz would look after the security matters.