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kənˈklu sɪvcon·clu·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conclusiveadjective

    forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question

    "conclusive proof"; "the evidence is conclusive"


  1. conclusiveadjective

    Pertaining to a conclusion

  2. conclusiveadjective

    Providing an end to something; decisive.

    The set of premises of a valid argument is conclusive in the sense that no further evidence could possibly be added to the set of premises which would make the argument invalid.

  3. Etymology: From conclusif, from conclusivus, from conclūsīvē, from past participle of concludo

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Conclusiveadjective

    Etymology: from conclude.

    The agreeing votes of both houses were not by any law or reason conclusive to my judgment. Charles I .

    The last dictate of the understanding is not always absolute in itself, nor conclusive to the will, yet it produces no antecedent nor external necessity. John Bramhall, Answer to Hobbs.

    They have secret reasons for what they seem to do, which, whatever they are, they must be equally conclusive for us as they were for them. John Rogers, Serm. iv.

    Those that are not men of art, not knowing the true forms of syllogism, cannot know whether they are made in right and conclusive modes and figures. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conclusiveadjective

    belonging to a close or termination; decisive; convincing; putting an end to debate or question; leading to, or involving, a conclusion or decision

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclusive in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclusive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of conclusive in a Sentence

  1. Brian McNamara:

    Its all very interesting. But its not conclusive to my mind. Im not completely convinced.

  2. Kevin Killea:

    It is very important to understand here that that is a presumptive field test and it is not conclusive, and what those results tell us is merely the presence of that chemical.

  3. Rony Hamaui:

    Unipol’s move has certainly opened a new chapter, i don’t think Unipol would open its wallet without strategic reasons behind it. It’s not a conclusive move but it kicks off a process.

  4. Bob Bauer:

    It is for this reason that the President’s personal attorneys do not know the precise number of pages in the discovered material, nor have they reviewed the content of the documents, consistent with standard procedures and requirements, adhering to this process means that any disclosure regarding documents cannot be conclusive until the government has conducted its inquiry, including taking possession of any documents and reviewing any surrounding material for further review and context.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    I do not think that that is conclusive. No, I do not.

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Translations for conclusive

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  • قَطْعِيّ, نِهَائِيّArabic
  • окончателен, заключителен, убедителен, решаващBulgarian
  • concloentCatalan, Valencian
  • entscheidend, endgültig, schlüssigGerman
  • decisivo, concluyenteSpanish
  • deimhinn, cinnteachScottish Gaelic
  • konkluzivaIdo
  • conclusivo, decisivoItalian
  • 決定的Japanese
  • doorslaggevend, sluitendDutch
  • avgjort, avklartNorwegian
  • реши́тельный, заключи́тельный, реша́ющий, убеди́тельный, оконча́тельныйRussian
  • kesin, kesinleşmiş, nihai, ikna edici, anlaşılmış, inandırıcı, anlaşılan, katiTurkish

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