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Extinguish

Retire or pay off debt.

Extinguish

To cause a security to cease to exist. This especially applies to debt securities; for example, when a bond matures, it is said to be extinguished. See also: Repay.
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18) Title to land is certainly extinguishable in a legal sense but not this originary claim to the nature of place, hence the inevitable appropriation of earlier signs of inhabitation by later settlers in order that they might be indigenous.
In fact, though debts due to borrowing seem empirically extinguishable, kerekere plumbs mythical depths of eternal indebtedness rather than calculable economic deficits.
The firefighter also determines whether the fire is extinguishable or easily confinable.