Definition of conclusive in English:

conclusive

Syllabification: con·clu·sive
Pronunciation: /kənˈklo͞osiv, -ziv
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

conclusively

adverb
More example sentences
  • How can the male ever prove conclusively that the act commenced with positive consent?
  • Television shows conclusively that no handball took place.
  • At least they knew conclusively that the days of short sleeves were over.

conclusiveness

noun
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  • The operational coherence and conclusiveness of the abuse correction mechanism, of course, needs to be spelled out in institutional detail.
  • The fact that no traces of agent have yet been found and that in fact other chemicals that one would not expect in this type of facility have been found, do raise doubts about the conclusiveness of the analysis.
  • The section is well contained; physically by a fence, and intellectually by its conclusiveness.

Origin

late 16th century (in the sense 'summing up, concluding'): from late Latin conclusivus, from Latin conclus- 'closed up', from the verb concludere (see conclusion).

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