terminable

adjective ter·mi·na·ble \ ˈtər-mə-nə-bəl , ˈtərm-nə- \
|Updated on: 30 Jun 2018

Definition of terminable

: capable of being terminated

terminableness

noun

terminably

play \ˈtər-mə-nə-blē, ˈtərm-nə-\ adverb

Examples of terminable in a Sentence

  1. His employment was terminable at the will of his employer.

  2. The contract will be terminable by either party.

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Origin and Etymology of terminable

Middle English, from Medieval Latin terminabilis, from Latin terminare


TERMINABLE Defined for English Language Learners

terminable

Definition of terminable for English Language Learners

  • : able to be ended


Law Dictionary

terminable

adjective ter·mi·na·ble \ ˈtər-mə-nə-bəl \

legal Definition of terminable

: capable of being terminated — see also qualified terminable interest property at property, terminable interest at interest 1

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