terminate

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terminate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to cause to end)
a. poner fin a
Gloria decided to terminate her friendship with Erlinda when she learned the truth.Gloria decidió poner fin a la amistad con Erlinda cuando supo la verdad.
b. finalizar
The team terminated his contract after his assault conviction.El equipo finalizó su contrato después de su condena por asalto.
c. concluir
The board voted to terminate the meeting.El consejo votó a favor de concluir la reunión.
d. interrumpir (pregnancy)
Today we discussed women's right to terminate a pregnancy at school.Hoy en la escuela debatimos sobre el derecho de las mujeres a interrumpir un embarazo.
2. (to dismiss from a job)
a. despedir
Colin alleges his boss terminated him because of his religion.Colin alega que su jefe lo despidió debido a su religión.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to end)
a. terminar
The train passes through Dundee, but terminates at Aberdeen.El tren pasa por Dundee, pero termina en Aberdeen.
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terminate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (contract)
a. rescindir
2. (project)
a. suspender
3. (pregnancy)
a. interrumpir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (contract)
a. finalizar
5. (bus, train)
a.
the train terminates hereesta es la última parada del tren
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terminate [ˈtɜːmɪneɪt]
transitive verb
[+meeting] concluir; [+conversation, relationship] poner fin a
that remark was enough to terminate the conversation
[+contract] finalizar; [+pregnancy] interrumpir;
intransitive verb
[+contract] finalizarse; concluir; [+train, bus] terminar
this train terminates here este tren termina aquí su recorrido; este tren muere aquí
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