Terminable annuity
Terminable Ter"mi*na*ble (-m[i^]n*[.a]*b'l), a. [See {Terminate}.] Capable of being terminated or bounded; limitable. -- {Ter"mi*na*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

{Terminable annuity}, an annuity for a stated, definite number of years; -- distinguished from {life annuity}, and {perpetual annuity}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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