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English definition of “terminate”

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]
(Definition of terminate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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