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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Montgomeryshire MP Lembit Opik, whose constituency includes Newtown, said the law must be allowed to run its course before anyone leapt to conclusions about the guilt or innocence of those arrested.
But they should not have leapt to conclusions so swiftly and so inaccurately.