Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Possible to terminate.
  • adjective Terminating after a designated date.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being terminated; limitable; coming to an end after a certain term: as, a terminable annuity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being terminated or bounded; limitable.
  • adjective an annuity for a stated, definite number of years; -- distinguished from life annuity, and perpetual annuity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having an ending, finite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being terminated after a designated time

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Examples

  • 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.

    Survivors' Biggest Mistakes

  • 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.

    Food Is Much Safer Than You Think

  • 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.

    Does Your Trust Need a Tune-Up?

  • 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.

    Warren K. Zola: Off Pitch: What Glee Can Teach Us About College Athletics

  • 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.

    Privy Council In Bank Ruling Wraps Jamaican Judiciary On the Knuckles, Part I : Law is Cool

  • 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.

    Warren K. Zola: Off Pitch: What Glee Can Teach Us About College Athletics

  • 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.

    Food Is Much Safer Than You Think

  • NB: virtually all open source licenses are non-terminable.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • 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.

    Warren K. Zola: Off Pitch: What Glee Can Teach Us About College Athletics

  • As she ate thus, the palcement of her arms constituted a provocative modesty, on e terminable, of course, at my will.

    Cinnamon Roll

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