termination

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin terminationem (accusative of terminatio).

Noun[edit]

termination (plural terminations)

  1. The process of terminating or the state of being terminated.
  2. The process of firing an employee; ending one's employment at a business for any reason.
  3. An end in time; a conclusion.
  4. An end in space; an edge or limit.
  5. An outcome or result.
  6. The last part of a word; a suffix.
  7. (medicine) An induced abortion.
  8. (obsolete, rare) A word, a term.

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Antonyms[edit]

  • (process of terminating or the state of being terminated): continuation

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