termination

[ tur-muh-ney-shuh n ]
/ ˌtɜr məˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

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Origin of termination

1400–50; late Middle English terminacion < Latin terminātiōn- (stem of terminātiō) decision. See terminate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM termination

ter·mi·na·tion·al, adjectivenon·ter·mi·na·tion, nounun·ter·mi·na·tion·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for termination

termination
/ (ˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun

the act of terminating or the state of being terminated
something that terminates
a final result

Derived forms of termination

terminational, adjective
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