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termination

noun
     
Related topics: Birth, Hospital
ter‧mi‧na‧tion
1 [countable] formal the act of ending something, or the end of something
termination of
You may face a reduction or termination of benefits.
2 [uncountable and countable] technicalMHMB a medical operation to end the life of a developing child before it is born [= abortion]

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