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terminate

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ˈtɜːmɪneɪt/ formal
If something terminates, it ends, and if you terminate something, you make it end: His contract has been terminated.Causing something to endComing to an end
termination
 
 
/ˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
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