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Definition of severance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    severance

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsɛvrəns//
     
    , NAmE//ˈsɛvərəns//
     
    [singular, uncountable] (formal)
     
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  1. 1the act of ending a connection or relationship the severance of diplomatic relations
  2. 2the act of ending someone's work contract employees given notice of severance severance pay/terms
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: severance