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I had now, therefore, a good opportunity of completing the maps.

On completing his education in this business, he worked for a time as a journeyman.

Madden saw the importance of completing his disguise in this manner.

As they came in the door, Mary was just completing preparation for supper.

Broder remained at Copenhagen, completing his course there in the spring of 1715.

They therefore remained in their quarters, while completing their preparations for departure.

Instead of completing the sentence, she ran to take his head to her bosom.

Left; right; left, and close right to left, completing the movement.

On completing my education I decided to live in Rome, where the prince was quartered.

In this way the least possible violence is done to the imagination in completing the picture.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French complet "full," or directly from Latin completus, past participle of complere "to fill up, complete the number of (a legion, etc.)," transferred to "to fill, to fulfill, to finish (a task)," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + plere "to fill" (see pleio-).

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