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terminateverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈtɜr·məˌneɪt/ fml
to end or stop, or to cause something to end or stop: [I] Trains that used to terminate in Hoboken now run into New York. [T] It sounded like she was trying to terminate the conversation. An employee who is terminated no longer has a job: [T] Employees can be terminated if they miss too many days of work without good reason.
termination
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌtɜr·məˈneɪ·ʃən/
[U] The contract provides for termination after two years.
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