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terminable

[tur-muh-nuh-buh l] /ˈtɜr mə nə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being terminated.
2.
(of an annuity) coming to an end after a certain term.
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English, equivalent to termin(en) to end (< Latin termināre) + -able
Related forms
terminability, terminableness, noun
terminably, adverb
nonterminability, noun
nonterminable, adjective
nonterminableness, noun
nonterminably, adverb
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Examples for terminable
  • Family relationships are viewed not as permanent or binding but as voluntary and easily terminable.
  • Trusts containing qualified terminable interest property.
  • Cline makes some excellent arguments that insurance fraud fourteen years in the past should not be a terminable offense.
British Dictionary definitions for terminable

terminable

/ˈtɜːmɪnəbəl; ˈtɜːmnəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be terminated
2.
terminating after a specific period or event a terminable annuity
Derived Forms
terminability, terminableness, noun
terminably, adverb
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