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Definition of Termination

Termination

  1. The act of terminating, or of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding; as, a voluntary termination of hostilities.
  2. That which ends or bounds; limit in space or extent; bound; end; as, the termination of a line.
  3. End in time or existence; as, the termination of the year, or of life; the termination of happiness.
  4. End; conclusion; result.
  5. Last purpose of design.
  6. A word; a term.
  7. The ending of a word; a final syllable or letter; the part added to a stem in inflection.

Termination Quotations

Abortion is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life.
Potter Stewart

Something is wanting, and something must be done, or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure, and civil war without a prospect of its termination.
Henry Knox

I had no inducement to proceed further into the interior. I had been sufficiently disappointed in the termination of this excursion, and the track before me was still less inviting.
Charles Sturt

The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain and the Provinces in South America still continues, without any prospect of its speedy termination.
James Monroe

Instead of fostering the kind of dialogue in the boardroom that has in part contributed to our success, the board has inappropriately chosen to silence my concerns through termination as an executive officer.
George Zimmer
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Termination Translations

termination in Italian is ultimazione
termination in Latin is terminatio
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