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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Woe unto those who get their exercise leaping to conclusions about where Malveaux will come down on an issue, including those who assert that her voice is more "African-American" than "feminist.
The irony is that while the Enforcement Bureau is leaping to conclusions on very technical matters such as shared transport-in the name of protecting competitors-vigorous competition continues to intensify in our territory.