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Synonyms for severance
ˈsɛv ər əns, ˈsɛv rəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out(noun)

    a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

    "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"

    Synonyms:
    recess, good luck, rift, fault, prison-breaking, breakout, fracture, suspension, break of serve, happy chance, respite, geological fault, faulting, gaolbreak, shift, interruption, time out, pause, open frame, breach, disruption, jailbreak, gap, severing, falling out, prisonbreak, breaking, breakage, rupture, intermission, break

  2. severance, severing(noun)

    the act of severing

    Synonyms:
    rupture, falling out, severing, break, breach, rift

Wiktionary

  1. severance(noun)

    A separation.

    Synonyms:
    separation

  2. severance(noun)

    A severance payment.

    Synonyms:
    severance payment, severance pay

How to pronounce severance?

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Veena
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How to say severance in sign language?

  1. severance

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How to use severance in a sentence?

  1. Ronan Farrow:

    They had a euphemism at this company called enhanced severance.

  2. Boeing Co:

    Upon his departure, Dennis received the benefits to which he was contractually entitled and he did not receive any severance pay or a 2019 annual bonus.

  3. Ryan McKibben:

    I know it's an emotional day, but I want to tell you don't get on social media and attack anybody because it will put your severance in jeopardy.

  4. Mayor James Knowles:

    There will be no severance or extension of benefits for Darren Wilson following his resignation.

  5. John Conyers:

    In this case, I expressly and vehemently denied the allegations made against me and continue to do so, that should not be lost in the narrative. The resolution was not for millions of dollars, but rather for an amount that equated to a reasonable severance payment.


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