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English definition of “terminal”

terminal

adjective (EXTREME)    /ˈtɜː.mɪ.nəl/ US  /ˈtɝː-/
extreme, when referring to something unpleasant or negative: He has nothing to do all day and is suffering from terminal boredom. She claims that the shipbuilding industry is in terminal decline.Serious and severeSevere terminally     /-nə.li/ adverb a terminally ill childDisease and illness - general wordsDeath and dying
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