Definition of 'severance'
Example sentences containing 'severance'
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With pay accumulated in the hospital, and six weeks ' severance money, he had thirty pounds in the bank. THE OPEN DOOR (2002)I agreed with Flora that he probably couldn't or wouldn't fight the severance pay. SOMEBODY (2002)They cried out, a vast inhuman cry of loss or despair or some totally indecipherable feeling, perhaps only an enormous severance, and fell. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2002)
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Used Occasionally. severance is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'severance'
British English: severance ADJECTIVE
Severance pay is a sum of money that a company gives to its employees when it has to stop employing them.
We were offered 13 weeks' severance pay.
- American English: severance
- Brazilian Portuguese: rescisório
- Chinese: 离职的 >补偿金
- European Spanish: de indemnización
- French: de licenciement
- German: Abfindungs-
- Italian: di licenziamento
- Japanese: 解雇手当
- Korean: 퇴직의
- European Portuguese: rescisório
- Spanish: de indemnización
Definition of severance from the Collins English Dictionary
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