Severance



noun
1.
the act of severing or the state of being severed.
2.
a breaking off, as of a friendship.
3.
Law. a division into parts, as of liabilities or provisions; removal of a part from the whole.
4.
severance pay.
noun
1.
the act of severing or state of being severed
2.
a separation
3.
(law) the division into separate parts of a joint estate, contract, etc

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