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terminationnoun

uk   /ˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌtɝː-/

termination noun (ENDING)

[U] formal the act of ending something or the end of something: The termination of the bus service was a severe blow to many villagers.

termination noun (ABORTION)

[C or U] specialized medical the intentional ending of a pregnancy, usually by a medical operation
Translations of “termination”
in Korean 종료, 종결…
in Arabic إنهاء…
in Portuguese término, conclusão, rescisão…
in Catalan acabament, rescissió…
in Japanese 終了, 終結…
in Italian fine, conclusione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 終止妊娠,人工流產…
in Chinese (Simplified) 终止妊娠,人工流产…
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