verb (used with object), ter·mi·nat·ed, ter·mi·nat·ing.
verb (used without object), ter·mi·nat·ed, ter·mi·nat·ing.
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Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez questioned whether an officer could be decertified before he or she was terminated, because members of the public would be able to bring complaints to POST directly.Sacramento Report: Jones, COVID-19 and the Irony of Remote Voting|Sara Libby and Jesse Marx|August 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Cowan said that Postal Service leaders had not eliminated overtime — but that mail sorting procedures had changed, effectively terminating it in certain ways anyway.Info About Local Post Office Operations Is Conflicting and Hard to Come By|Ashly McGlone and Kate Nucci|August 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
This causes the qubits to lose their quantum state and decohere, terminating any actual quantum computing.Cosmic rays could pose a problem for future quantum computers|Neel Patel|August 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Computer scientists are generally interested in knowing whether a given rewriting system always terminates.Computer Scientists Attempt to Corner the Collatz Conjecture|Kevin Hartnett|August 26, 2020|Quanta Magazine
PG&E owed the firm millions of dollars when it abruptly terminated its business relationship this year.The Mystery House: How a Suspicious Multimillion Dollar Real Estate Deal Is Connected to California’s Deadliest Fire|by Scott Morris, Bay City News Foundation|August 26, 2020|ProPublica
Instead, the county filed to terminate his rights based on his mental illness.
Abortifacients, by contrast, are used to terminate an existing pregnancy.Is Forced Religious Belief Coming to an Employer Near You?|Jamelle Bouie|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Has the IRS taken actions to terminate the offending employees?IRS Singled Out Conservative Groups for Extra Scrutiny|Megan McArdle|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Republic wanted to terminate its obligations and put workers in a 401(k) (or at least a more solvent Teamster pension plan).
There was no way I was making any demand to Daria to terminate her pregnancy.Ballet Director Asked Dancer To Consider Aborting Baby To Play Sleeping Beauty|Tom Sykes|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then the din began again, to terminate at the instant as before.Bird Stories from Burroughs|John Burroughs
I cannot terminate these remarks without saying a word or two about Disraeli's great antagonist, Peel.Political and Literary essays, 1908-1913|Evelyn Baring
So that Hiram's arrival served to terminate a suspense which had become painful.
Does it terminate at the age of twenty-one in the case of male children, and at eighteen in the case of females?Bertha and Her Baptism|Nehemiah Adams
At a still early hour a road leading off to the right and seeming to terminate in the very depths of the marshes was reached.The Auto Boys' Quest|James A Braden