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English noun: termination

1. termination (time) a coming to an end of a contract period


SamplesThe expiry of his driver's license.


Synonymsexpiration, expiry


Broader (hypernym)end, ending

2. termination (location) a place where something ends or is complete


Synonymsend point, endpoint, terminus


Broader (hypernym)end, terminal

3. termination (event) something that results


SamplesHe listened for the results on the radio.


Synonymsfinal result, outcome, result, resultant


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, finish


Narrower (hyponym)aftermath, consequence, deal, decision, decision, denouement, just deserts, poetic justice, separation, sequel, subsequence, worst

4. termination (communication) the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)


SamplesI don't like words that have -ism as an ending.


Synonymsending


Broader (hypernym)morpheme


Narrower (hyponym)inflectional ending, inflectional suffix, postfix, suffix

5. termination (act) the act of ending something


SamplesThe termination of the agreement.


Synonymsconclusion, ending


Broader (hypernym)change of state


Narrower (hyponym)abolishment, abolition, abort, abortion, adjournment, breakup, closedown, closing, closing, closure, completion, culmination, deactivation, defusing, demonetisation, demonetization, destruction, devastation, disappearance, discharge, discontinuance, discontinuation, dismissal, dismission, dissolution, dissolution, drug withdrawal, extinction, extinguishing, fade, firing, kill, killing, liberation, liquidation, mop up, overthrow, putting to death, quenching, release, release, relinquishing, relinquishment, retirement, sack, sacking, settlement, shutdown, tone ending, windup, withdrawal









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