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noun     termination pronunciation in American English
/ˌtɜrmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the end of an agreement, job, or situation
    termination of:

    The board may order the termination of all research activities.

  2. 2
    [countable] medical a medical operation in which a baby is removed from a woman’s body before it is completely developed, so that it is not born alive. The more usual word for this is an abortion.
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