[tur-muh-nuh-buh l]
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Origin of terminable

1375–1425; late Middle English, equivalent to termin(en) to end (< Latin termināre) + -able
Related formster·mi·na·bil·i·ty, ter·mi·na·ble·ness, nounter·mi·na·bly, adverbnon·ter·mi·na·bil·i·ty, nounnon·ter·mi·na·ble, adjectivenon·ter·mi·na·ble·ness, nounnon·ter·mi·na·bly, adverb
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  1. able to be terminated
  2. terminating after a specific period or eventa terminable annuity
Derived Formsterminability or terminableness, nounterminably, adverb
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