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 (tĕl′ŏs, tē′lŏs)
The end of a goal-oriented process.

[Greek; see kwel- in Indo-European roots.]
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an ultimate purpose or end
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(ˈtɛl ɒs, ˈti lɒs)

n., pl. te•le (ˈtɛl i, ˈti li)
the end term of a goal-directed process, esp. the Aristotelian final cause.
[1900–05; < Greek télos; compare teleo-]
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