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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French culmination, from culminer, or from Medieval Latin culminatus + -tion.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʌl.mɪnˈeɪ.ʃən/

NounEdit

culmination (countable and uncountable, plural culminations)

  1. (astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
  2. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.

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