pretermination

adjective
pre·​ter·​mi·​na·​tion | \ ˌprē-ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce pretermination (audio) \
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, in the meaning defined above

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“Pretermination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretermination. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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