v to give someone something or allow them to have something that they have asked for:
"Britain could grant Spain's request."
as a group
"All members of the cabinet are collectively responsible for decisions taken."
happening fairly often, but not regularly [= intermittent]:
"There has been sporadic violence downtown."
if a process culminates in or with a particular event, it ends with that event:
"A series of events for teachers and students will culminate in a Shakespeare festival next year."
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