noun[usually in singular]
- 1The highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time: the deal marked the culmination of years of negotiationMore example sentences
- The past twelve months for him have been a fitting culmination to an outstanding career, to date.
- Matthew wants to achieve a fitting culmination to the night, but he is unable to do so.
- The arrest is the culmination of an investigation which has been ongoing for upwards of 18 months.