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whakatutuki Play

1. (verb) (-a,-ngia,-tia) to carry to completion, complete, finish, accomplish, fulfil, execute.

Ko te tāpara, ko te matanā kei te mārama, ko te whakatutuki kei te mārama nā reira okea ururoatia! (HM 3/1995:6). / The wish and desire is clear, and how to achieve it is understood, so get on with it!

Synonyms: mahi

2. (noun) achievement, completion, attainment, realisation.

Āta haere noa tana whakatutuki i ana mahi ako (TTR 1996:277). / His achievement in his studies progressed slowly.

Synonyms: taeatanga, whakatutukitanga, haumāuiui

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