extinguishment definition

  • noun:
    • The act of extinguishing, putting completely, or quenching, or perhaps the condition to be extinguished.
    • The act of extinguishing, putting on, or quenching, and/or condition of being extinguished; extinction; suppression; destruction; nullification.
    • The annihilation or extinction of the right or obligation.
    • The act or procedure for extinguishing; a bringing to a conclusion: as, the extinguishment of a fire, or of life.
    • in-law, the extinction or annihilation of the right, an estate, etc., by merging or consolidating it with another, typically with one greater or maybe more considerable.
    • The act of extinguishing, putting away, or quenching, or the condition of being extinguished.
    • The act of extinguishing, placing out, or quenching, and/or state to be extinguished; extinction; suppression; destruction; nullification.
    • The annihilation or extinction of the right or obligation.
    • The act or procedure for extinguishing; a bringing to an end: as, the extinguishment of a fire, or of life.
    • in-law, the extinction or annihilation of a right, an estate, etc., by merging or consolidating it with another, generally with one higher or even more extensive.

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