terminate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtɜːrmɪneɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtɝməˌneɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(tûrmə nāt′)

Inflections of 'terminate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
terminates
v 3rd person singular
terminating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
terminated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
terminated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Principal Translations
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terminate [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (end)rescindir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  concluir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  finalizar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  terminar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 The boss decided Tom wasn't suitable for the job and terminated his contract.
 El jefe decidió que Tom no era apto para el puesto y rescindió su contrato.
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Additional Translations
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terminate viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (come to an end)terminar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 The railway line terminated at a large station.
 La línea férrea terminaba en una gran estación.
terminate [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (kill)eliminar a vtr + prep
  (coloquial)despachar a vtr + prep
  liquidar a vtr + prep
 The hit man terminated the witness.
 El sicario eliminó al testigo.
terminate [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal ([sb]: fire from job) (eufemismo)prescindir de vi + prep
  echar a vtr + prep
  (coloquial)correr a vtr + prep
 Management decided to terminate Paula; she'd made too many mistakes.
 La dirección decidió prescindir de Paula, había cometido demasiados errores.
terminate [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (electrical wiring)conectar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 The electrician terminated the cable.
 El electricista conectó el cable.
terminate [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (pregnancy: end)abortar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 After speaking with the doctor, the couple decided to terminate the pregnancy.
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Collocations: terminate his [service, employment, access, agreement, payment, call], [she, her job] was terminated, (was) terminated from the [job, company, organization], more...

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