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terminate

verb
 
 
/ˈtɜːmɪneɪt/ formal
[I or T] to end or to make something end: The takeover talks terminated without agreement. How do I terminate my subscription?terminate a contract/an agreement/a policy The lease allows either party to terminate the agreement.
[T usually passive] HR to remove someone from their job: He was terminated within weeks of starting. If they do not report for work within 48 hours, they will be terminated.terminate sb from sth He was terminated from his position last week.
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