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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of end.

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  • adj. having come or been brought to a conclusion

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When it ended, and it ** ended**, it was kind of traumatic.

    Comic Book Resources

  • The cleanup of records by Romney's staff before his term ended included spending $205,000 for a three-year lease on new computers for the governor's office, according to official documents and state officials.

    Mitt Romney's staff spent nearly $100,000 to hide records

  • Mr. Beame was 71 when his term ended in December 1977.

    Mayor, 70, Nods Little to Age

  • The stalemate was good for “lazy, inefficient, grossly overpaid and wrongheaded CEOs,” wrote one disgusted SEC commissioner shortly before his term ended and the newly reelected President Bush appointed a more business-friendly replacement.

    Winner-Take-All Politics

  • Sullivan told the Star he filed the outstanding annual reports before his term ended and that Nicholson has been sitting on them.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Corona was impeached over allegations of corruption and court decisions favoring Arroyo, who appointed him as chief justice shortly before her term ended in June last year.

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  • In October 2010, it ruled he couldn't fire officials Arroyo appointed shortly before her term ended and two months later struck down a presidential order creating a ''truth commission'' to investigate her.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • John Lipsky, an American, has taken control as acting managing director and while there had been an expectation that Mr. Strauss-Kahn would leave before his term ended in October 2012 to run for the French presidency, it is not clear what type of short list, if any, the fund board has drawn up.

    NYT > Global Home

  • May 19 Bloomberg -- Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who returned to show business when his term ended in January, put his film projects on hold after disclosing that he fathered a child with his housekeeper.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • It was Mr. Ootes who recommended the agency sell its scattered housing before his term ended in June.

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