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terminationter‧mi‧na‧tion /ˌtɜːməˈneɪʃən $ ˌtɜːr-/ AWL noun  1 [countable] formalSTOP something THAT IS HAPPENING the act of ending something, or the end of somethingtermination of You may face a reduction or termination of benefits.2 [countable, uncountable] technicalMHMB a medical operation to end the life of a developing child before it is born syn abortion
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terminationTo those with an affected fetus, early diagnosis provides the option of early termination.Spike knew that he was within a few moments of termination.One reason given for the termination at Machynlleth was the risk of setting fire to the wooden Dovey Bridge!It involves no recourse to sophistry, and it demystifies and strips of sensationalism the termination of the use of artificial support.the termination of nuclear weapons testsHatched areas show potential transcription termination signals.In 1994, a jury awarded him more than half a million dollars for wrongful termination from the utility in 1990.
From Longman Business Dictionaryterminationter‧mi‧na‧tion /ˌtɜːməˈneɪʃənˌtɜːr-/ noun [countable, uncountable]1the act of ending something, or the end of somethingNo reason was given for the termination of the discussions.Some investors will continue with payments until the plan’s termination in 15 years’ time.2HUMAN RESOURCES when someone is removed from their job by their employerSome partners were selected for termination.The planned job terminations will affect various locations. wrongful termination
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