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English definition of “termination”

termination

noun uk   /ˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌtɝː-/

termination noun (ENDING)

[U] formal the act of ending something or the end of something: The termination of the bus service was a severe blow to many villagers.

termination noun (ABORTION)

[C or U] specialized medical the intentional ending of a pregnancy, usually by a medical operation
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