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Definition of "extinguishment" []

  • The act of extinguishing, putting out, or quenching, or the state of being extinguished. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "extinguishment" in a sentence
  • "But language urging the "extinguishment" of second liens carries the effect of principal forgiveness, rather than forbearance."
  • "Nisga'a "extinguishment" agreement is widely considered a template for these negotiations, which the federal and provincial governments are eager to complete."
  • "Excluding items, restructuring-related and debt extinguishment charges, the loss was 18 cents."