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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·clu·sive /-ˈklusɪv, zɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·clu·sive a.  Belonging to a close or termination; decisive; convincing; putting an end to debate or question; leading to, or involving, a conclusion or decision.
    Secret reasons . . . equally conclusive for us as they were for them.   --Rogers.
 Conclusive evidence Law, that of which, from its nature, the law allows no contradiction or explanation.
 Conclusive presumption Law, an inference which the law makes so peremptorily that it will not allow it to be overthrown by any contrary proof, however strong.
 Syn: -- Final; ultimate; unanswerable. See Final.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to
             doubt or question; "conclusive proof"; "the evidence
             is conclusive" [ant: inconclusive]
      2: final and deciding; "the conclusive reason"
      3: expressing finality with no implication of possible change;
         "an absolute (or unequivocal) quarantee to respect the
         nation's authority"; "inability to make a conclusive (or
         unequivocal) refusal" [syn: absolute]