transitive verb
at·​ter·​mine | \ əˈtərmə̇n, aˈ- \

Definition of attermine

: to fix the term or limit of especially : to put off payment of (a debt) until an appointed date

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Other Words from attermine

atterminement \ -​mə̇nmənt \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for attermine

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

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“Attermine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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