ter·mi·na·tion /ˌtɚməˈneɪʃən/ noun plural ter·mi·na·tions
formal 1 :
an act of ending something [noncount
] ▪ The law protects against unfair contract termination. ▪ the termination of a lease
] ▪ an early termination of the contract
2 US :
the act of making a person leave a job :
the act of firing or dismissing someone [count
] ▪ The company noted over 300 terminations last quarter.
] ▪ Are there plans for the termination of unproductive employees?
an operation to end a pregnancy before the mother would have given birth : abortion