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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Termination  \Ter`mi*na"tion\,  n.  [L.  terminatio  a  bounding, 
  fixing,  determining:  cf  F.  terminasion,  OF  also 
  termination.  See  {Term}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  terminating,  or  of  limiting  or  setting  bounds; 
  the  act  of  ending  or  concluding;  as  a  voluntary 
  termination  of  hostilities. 
 
  2.  That  which  ends  or  bounds;  limit  in  space  or  extent; 
  bound;  end  as  the  termination  of  a  line 
 
  3.  End  in  time  or  existence;  as  the  termination  of  the  year, 
  or  of  life;  the  termination  of  happiness. 
 
  4.  End  conclusion;  result.  --Hallam. 
 
  5.  Last  purpose  of  design.  [R.] 
 
  6.  A  word  a  term.  [R.  &  Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  7.  (Gram.)  The  ending  of  a  word  a  final  syllable  or  letter; 
  the  part  added  to  a  stem  in  inflection. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  termination 
  n  1:  a  coming  to  an  end  of  a  contract  period;  "the  expiry  of  his 
  driver's  license"  [syn:  {expiration},  {expiry}] 
  2:  the  act  of  ending  something  "the  termination  of  the 
  agreement"  [syn:  {ending},  {conclusion}] 




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