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culminate

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌlməneɪt; ˈkʌlmɪneɪt/

Translation of culminate in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (reach peak) to culminate in sth culminar en algo
    Example sentences
    • Senescence represents the last stage of flower development, ultimately culminating in the death of the petals.
    • Today this campaign culminated in a mass rally in London.
    • Michelle had a very difficult labour, which eventually culminated in an emergency Caesarian delivery.
  • 2 [Astronomy/Astronomía] culminar
    Example sentences
    • Thus if the fixed star Regulus culminates on the Midheaven as Mercury rises on the ascendant it is referred to as a paran of Mercury and considered to have an influence upon its meaning.
    • As the Earth rotates on its axis from west to east, it appears from our apparently stationary viewpoint that the stars rise in the east, culminate on the upper meridian and set in the west.
    • Saturn culminated on the midheaven as Beethoven passed away.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) ser* la culminación de

Definition of culminate in:

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