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termination

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1 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go
  • I've reached the termination of my patience with you kids

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2 the act of ceasing to exist
  • feels that the voluntary termination of one's life should be left entirely up to the patient

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3 the stopping of a process or activity
  • at the termination of the movie, please throw away any empty food containers in the appropriate bins

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The first known use of termination was in the 15th century

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“Termination.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/termination. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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