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"termination" in British English

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terminationnoun

uk   /ˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌtɝː-/
  • termination noun (ABORTION)

[C or U] specialized medical the ​intentionalending of a ​pregnancy, usually by a ​medicaloperation
(Definition of termination from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"termination" in Business English

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terminationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “termination”
in Arabic إنهاء…
in Korean 종료, 종결…
in Portuguese término, conclusão, rescisão…
in Catalan acabament, rescissió…
in Japanese 終了, 終結…
in Chinese (Simplified) 终止妊娠,人工流产…
in Chinese (Traditional) 終止妊娠,人工流產…
in Italian fine, conclusione…
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