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terminate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishterminateter‧mi‧nate /ˈtɜːməneɪt $ ˈtɜːr-/ ●●○ AWL verb  1 STOP HAPPENINGSTOP something THAT IS HAPPENING[intransitive, transitive] formal if something terminates, or if you terminate it, it ends syn end The court ruled that the contract must be terminated. a woman’s decision on whether or not to terminate the pregnancy2 [intransitive] if a train, bus, or ship terminates at a particular place, its journey ends there The train from Paris terminates at St Pancras International.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
terminateFrom above, the sandstone looks like solid rock, terminating at a 20-foot cliff.The Baby Bell merger can be terminated by either company if regulatory approval is not received by March 31,1997.The company had the right to terminate his employment at any time.One had a scar across his face which terminated in an empty eye-socket.Nynex, Anheuser-Busch and Sun decided last month to propose terminating pension plans for their outside directors.This emphasised that after military government was terminated the civil Governor would return to function as sole authority until December 1948.The court will probably wish to terminate the defendant's liability at a particular point.A calculation is made of the percentage of non-arrivals, cancellations and guests that terminate their stay earlier than expected.
From Longman Business Dictionaryterminateter‧mi‧nate /ˈtɜːməneɪtˈtɜːr-/ verb1[intransitive, transitive] if something terminates, or if you terminate it, it endsTheir three-year partnership was terminated.The contract terminated in April.2[transitive]HUMAN RESOURCES to remove someone from their jobThe company has terminated several managers.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
terminate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyterminate
he, she, itterminates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyterminated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave terminated
he, she, ithas terminated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad terminated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill terminate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have terminated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam terminating
he, she, itis terminating
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you, we, theyare terminating
Past
I, he, she, itwas terminating
you, we, theywere terminating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been terminating
he, she, ithas been terminating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been terminating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be terminating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been terminating
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