American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Possible to terminate: terminable activities; terminable employees.
- adj. Terminating after a designated date: a terminable annuity.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being terminated; limitable; coming to an end after a certain term: as, a terminable annuity.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being terminated or bounded; limitable.
- adj. capable of being terminated after a designated time
“And yet—curiously—I haven't heard any of the critics calling for draconian regulations on organics, much less for the dismantling of this still small, and thus readily terminable, component of the food industry.”
“Illinois and a handful of other states let couples put the amount subject only to state estate tax—the second bucket—into what is called a "qualified terminable interest property" trust, which provides a surviving spouse with income, and sometimes principal, while delaying estate tax until after the survivor dies.”
“NB: virtually all open source licenses are non-terminable.”
“In the judgment delivered by Lord Hoffmann, ¨their Lordships have no doubt that in the absence of express contrary agreement or statutory impediment, a contract by a bank to provide banking services to a customer is terminable upon reasonable notice.”
“When he questions this he realizes that the "four-year commitment" made by the institution was really four one-year contracts -- terminable at will by the school.”
“To defer that tax until you die, you could divide the trust into two—one a $2 million trust and the other a $3 million trust—and make what is called a "qualified terminable interest property" election, Mr. Cundiff says.”
“As she ate thus, the palcement of her arms constituted a provocative modesty, on e terminable, of course, at my will.”
“Those who understand the decision and the terminable nature of it appreciate and support her decision to LIVE until she dies.”
“I think calling into question the Democratic nominee's dedication to his country is a terminable offense.”
“But, legalistically, could one argue that his contract was terminable on the latter basis regardless of the former?”
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