termination

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Termination is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Noun[change]

Singular
termination

Plural
terminations

  1. (countable & uncountable) Termination is the act of ending something.
    We will continue to do business in Asia after termination of the Japan program.
  2. (countable & uncountable) The termination is the end point, time or limit of something.
    Three years after the termination of war in 1945, France was fighting another war in Indo-China.
  3. (countable & uncountable) Termination is when you lose your job.
    The company will cut costs through the termination of 150 employees.
  4. (countable & uncountable) Termination is the act of killing something.
    The group is against the termination of these sick babies.
  5. (countable) (grammar) A termination is a suffix or the end of a word.
    The termination of a verb in the past tense is usually "ed".

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