Definitions

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  • v. To terminate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To terminate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To limit; bound; terminate.
  • To come to a conclusion regarding; determine; decide.

Etymologies

Compare French terminer. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Prob - ably they were engaged in a no-quarter-given struggle to de - termine which of them was to control their single body.

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  • El otro gran mérito de Abraham Lincoln fue emancipar a los esclavos en 1863, lo que dio inicio al dificil y extenuante camino que muchas personas han recorrido en la historia de ese país, para lograr que el racismo termine y que los negros gocen de todos sus derechos como ciudadanos.

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  • Questo dono di pace, al termine delle celebrazioni natalizie, vuol essere anche un segno per promuovere l'unità nella carità della Chiesa universale e arrivare a togliere lo scandalo della divisione.

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  • “Un film che offre una riflessione sulla dipendenza: vediamo i personaggi che si dibattono in ingranaggi, nel senso proprio del termine, cui non possono sottrarsi.”

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  • Lástima que termine en la hoguera como David Irving.

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  • Il me faut mon contrat de travail que je n'aurai pas avant je ne sais pas quand en plus il faut attendre plus de trois semaines pour avoir une chambre (et yen avait presque pu quand j'ai telephoné) et mon contrat se termine au mois d'avril ....

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  • Traslade temporalmente a su familia (especialmente a los niños y a las mujeres embarazadas) a otro sitio fuera del apartamento o la casa hasta que se termine el trabajo y el área se limpie correctamente.

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  • At length it ended, as is usual with timid minds placed in such circumstances, in his adopting a mezzo termine — a middle measure.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Despiertame de la siesta cuando termine el programa!

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  • Malheureusement, je ne pourrai pas me joindre à la petite troupe ce coup-ci mais ce n'est que partie remise… Sauf si tout le monde termine son nouveau site pro mercredi!

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