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Definition of "termination" []

  • The act of terminating or the condition of being terminated. (noun)
  • The end of something in time; the conclusion. (noun)
  • An end of something in space; a limit or edge. (noun)
  • A result; an outcome. (noun)
  • Linguistics The end of a word, as a suffix, inflectional ending, or final morpheme. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "termination" in a sentence
  • "“The phrase termination with prejudice has nothing to do with extreme actions ditto for extreme prejudice,” he notes, “but merely with the discharge of an agent and a notation not to rehire.”"
  • "The word "termination" often means there's more digging to do, says Marc Dobin , a securities lawyer in Jupiter, Fla."
  • "JUDGE DAVID YOUNG, HOST, "JUDGE DAVID YOUNG": They can under what they call a termination of parental rights."