completion

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Latin completionem, from complere (to fill up, complete); comparable to English complete +‎ -tion.

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completion (plural completions)

  1. The act or state of being or making something complete; conclusion, accomplishment.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 10, The Celebrity:
      Mr. Cooke had had a sloop yacht built at Far Harbor, the completion of which had been delayed, and which was but just delivered. […] The Maria had a cabin, which was finished in hard wood and yellow plush, and accommodations for keeping things cold.
  2. (law) The conclusion of an act of conveyancing concerning the sale of a property.
  3. (mathematics) The act of making a metric space complete by adding points.
  4. (mathematics) The space resulting from such an act.

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