Severance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsevərəns|  American pronunciation of the word severance
Brit.  |ˈsɛv(ə)r(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word severance

noun

- a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) (syn: breach, break, rift, rupture)
- the act of severing (syn: severing)

Examples

The minister announced the severance of aid to the country.

The hardest thing to cope with was the severance from his family.

We were offered 13 weeks' severance (pay).

We were offered 13 weeks' severance pay.

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