pretermination

adjective pre·ter·mi·na·tion \ ˌprē-ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-shən \
variants: or pre-termination

Definition of pretermination

: before termination of something (such as a service or contract)
  • received a pretermination notice from the electric company
; especially : occurring before someone is fired or dismissed from a job
  • a pretermination hearing

First Known Use of pretermination

1910

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