- capable of being terminated.
- (of an annuity) coming to an end after a certain term.
Origin of terminable
1375–1425; late Middle English, equivalent to termin(en) to end (< Latin termināre) + -able
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Examples from the Web for terminable
The marriage relation was terminable at the will of either party.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)
There is no express statement that punishment hereafter will be terminable.The Christian Doctrine of Hell
Joseph M. Wheeler
The prizes were in the form of terminable or perpetual annuities.
So the company then raised a "terminable joint-stock" for a period of years.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.
S. A. Reilly
It's the farm on the terminable lease, at present held by Hugh Corrigan; he asks for a renewal.Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
- able to be terminated
- terminating after a specific period or eventa terminable annuity
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