attermine

transitive verb

at·​ter·​mine
əˈtərmə̇n,
aˈ-
-ed/-ing/-s
: to fix the term or limit of
especially : to put off payment of (a debt) until an appointed date
atterminement
-mə̇nmənt
noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Middle English atermynen, from Middle French aterminer, from Late Latin atterminare, from Latin ad- + terminare to limit

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“Attermine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attermine. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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