severance

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noun sev·er·ance \ˈsev-rən(t)s, ˈse-və-\

Definition of severance

  1. :  the act or process of severing :  the state of being severed

15th Century

First Known Use of severance

15th century




SEVERANCE Defined for English Language Learners

severance

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noun sev·er·ance \ˈsev-rən(t)s, ˈse-və-\

Definition of severance for English Language Learners

  • : the act of ending someone's employment

  • : the act of ending a relationship, connection, etc.



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