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English definition of “termination”

termination

noun [C or U]     /ˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən/
the act of ending something, or the end of something: Executive directors are entitled to 12 months ' notice of termination of their contracts . All benefits and cover cease upon reaching the termination date of the loan . An important element at the termination of a project is reporting back on what went well and what went badly . Consumers have to pay an early termination fee to break their contracts .
HR the act of removing someone from their job : Such misconduct , he warned , could lead to suspension or termination. She believed her termination was racially motivated .
(Definition of termination noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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