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noun     termination pronunciation in British English
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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.


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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