conclusion

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conclusion

1. the last main division of a speech, lecture, essay, etc.
2. Logic
a. a statement that purports to follow from another or others (the premises) by means of an argument
b. a statement that does validly follow from given premises
3. Law
a. an admission or statement binding on the party making it; estoppel
b. the close of a pleading or of a conveyance
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He said: "We should not leap to conclusions that she was the victim of foul play since we simply do not know.
He acted as if he would when decisions were to be made over the next four years: He would not just leap to conclusions, but consider his options.
A common pitfall to watch out for is that companies are tempted to leap to conclusions or stop too soon before truly understanding all the contributing factors.
WHEN a player is 24 and you're told he has all the talent in the world, yet it looks like he has been standing still or going backwards since 16, you leap to conclusions.