Conclusion

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A conclusion is the final part of a speech or writing; the closing. A conclusion is also a judgment or an inference made as the result of reasoning; a statement that logically or inevitably follows from a set of statements or propositions; a deduction.

A conclusion of law is the application of laws to a specific set of facts.

A conclusion of fact is a result of reasoning from evidentiary facts; a finding of fact.

[Last updated in June of 2021 by the Wex Definitions Team]