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terminate

verb abolish, annul, bring to an end, bring to completion, cancel, cease, close, come to an end, conclude, culminate, die, discontinue, drop, end, expire, finish, fire from employment, halt, let go, put an end to, release, run out, stop, wind up
Associated concepts: notice to terminate, terminate a connract, terminate a lease, terminate an action, terminate an agreement, terminate employment
See also: abandon, abate, abolish, abrogate, adjourn, annul, cancel, cap, cease, complete, conclude, consummate, culminate, decide, desist, destroy, discontinue, eliminate, eradicate, expire, extinguish, finish, halt, lapse, liquidate, obstruct, overthrow, palliate, quash, quit, rescind, rest, result, shut, slay, stop, void
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For example, if an Employer terminates on account of a Contractor's breach, it is common for the Employer to not be required to make further payment to the Contractor until the cost of completing the works (and therefore of engaging an alternative contractor) has been determined.
An over-dependent foreign supplier may feel forced to retreat from its efforts to terminate a defiant distributor.
PHAs may terminate residency if they determine that a household member furnishes false or misleading information regarding illegal drug use or alcohol abuse.
In many contracts, the language of termination provisions relating to default and the right of a party to unilaterally terminate by notice often fail to achieve the level of precision required by Article 184.
Customers that terminate firms for poor service will report their experience to their friends and colleagues.
Delta will ask to terminate pension plan, CEO says.
Collins argued that the partnership could not terminate until the procedure in the partnership agreement for termination was followed.
We pretty well completed the investigation and determined to terminate with cause.
A cooperative board's power to terminate a tenant-shareholder's tenancy and evict the tenant-shareholder has been upheld by New York State's highest court, the Court of Appeals.
When two firms merge, they need to decide whether to terminate one of the firm's benefit plans, merge two plans into one or become a successor employer/sponsor to an existing plan.
As a result of BMCA's offer, ElkCorp sent notice to Carlyle of ElkCorp's intention to terminate the Carlyle agreement.