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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"It's the beginning of that discussion--people shouldn't leap to conclusions without trying to understand a little more about it.
But before anyone training for a marathon hangs up their trainers and heads from the gym straight to the pub, Dr Leadbetter himself admits it would be a mistake to leap to conclusions based on such a small sample.
Principal Snur is a stereotypical 'Mr Nice Guy', a cautious leader who does not leap to conclusions or jump to respond to snide malicious gossip or staff back-biting.
I think we need to examine the credibility of those offers before we leap to conclusions that such offers were in fact real.
'The important thing is to avoid the rapid leap to conclusions.'
He said: "We should not leap to conclusions that she was the victim of foul play since we simply do not know."