severance

  • 1 severance — I noun bifurcation, cleavage, demarcation, detachment, differentiation, disassociation, discrimination, distinction, distinguishment, division, divorce, fission, isolation, scission, segregation, separation, sunderance, withdrawal associated… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Severance — may refer to:*Severance package, pay and benefits when an employee leaves a firm *Severance (real estate), the act of separating a fixture (personal property attached to real property) from a real property, thus converting it back to a personal… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Severance — Severance, CO U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 597 Housing Units (2000): 207 Land area (2000): 2.069528 sq. miles (5.360053 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.065733 sq. miles (0.170248 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.135261 sq. miles (5.530301 sq …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 4 Severance, CO — U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 597 Housing Units (2000): 207 Land area (2000): 2.069528 sq. miles (5.360053 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.065733 sq. miles (0.170248 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.135261 sq. miles (5.530301 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 5 Severance, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 108 Housing Units (2000): 53 Land area (2000): 0.128303 sq. miles (0.332303 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.128303 sq. miles (0.332303 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 6 severance — early 15c., from Anglo Fr., from O.Fr. sevrance, from sevrer (see SEVER (Cf. sever)). Meaning discharge from employment contract is attested from 1941. Severance pay attested by 1942 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 Severance — Sev er*ance, n. 1. The act of severing, or the state of being severed; partition; separation. Milman. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The act of dividing; the singling or severing of two or more that join, or are joined, in one writ; the putting in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 severance — ► NOUN 1) the action of ending a connection or relationship. 2) the state of being separated or cut off …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 severance — [sev′ər əns, sev′rəns] n. [ME < Anglo Fr < OFr sevrance] a severing or being severed …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Severance — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Severance – Ein blutiger Betriebsausflug Originaltitel Severance – Another bloody office outing Prod …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 severance — A settlement received after being released from a corporation. In the context of corporate governance, an agreement that assures high level executives of their positions or some compensation and are not contingent upon a change in control.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 Severance —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Severance: Blade of Darkness.  Severance Données clés Réalisation Christopher Smith Scénario James Moran Christopher Smith Acteurs principaux …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 13 severance — [[t]se̱vərəns[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Severance from a person or group, or the severance of a connection, involves the ending of a relationship or connection. [FORMAL] ...his bitter sense of severance from his family. ...the complete severance of… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 severance — sev|er|ance [ˈsevərəns] n [U] formal 1.) when you end your relationship or connection with another person, organization, country etc, especially because of a disagreement severance of ▪ the severance of diplomatic ties between the two countries 2 …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 severance — sev|er|ance [ sev(ə)rəns ] noun uncount 1. ) a situation in which money is paid to a worker who is forced to leave a company because they are no longer needed 2. ) severance pay 3. ) FORMAL the process of ending something such as a friendship or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 severance — noun /ˈsɛv.ɹəns,ˈsɛv.ɜː(ɹ)n̩s/ a) The act of severing or the state of being severed. b) A separation. Syn: separation, severance payment, severance pay …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 severance —    dismissal from employment    A kind of cutting:     She would call her lawyer about the tedious details of her severance. (N. Evans, 1995 she had not lost a husband or a limb, but been dismissed)    Whence severance pay, the compensation for… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 18 severance — UK [ˈsev(ə)rəns] / US noun [uncountable] 1) formal the process of ending something such as a friendship or a relationship severance of: the severance of all links with the regime 2) a situation in which money is paid to a worker who is forced to… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 severance — Act of severing, or state of being severed; partition; separation; e.g. a claim against a party may be severed and proceeded with separately. Fed.R.Civil P. 21. Separation of cases so that they can be tried separately. Severance divides lawsuit… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 severance — /sev euhr euhns, sev reuhns/, n. 1. the act of severing or the state of being severed. 2. a breaking off, as of a friendship. 3. Law. a division into parts, as of liabilities or provisions; removal of a part from the whole. 4. See severance pay.… …

    Universalium


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