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To end.(1) For leases,this term implies an ending before the natural expiration time, as by default.When reviewing leases, pay close attention to the rights and responsibilities “upon termination”or “at expiration,”because these are two completely different circumstances. (2) For partnerships, it means the end of the partnership business and affairs, although that might technically be before formal dissolution of the partnership.(3) Under the Uniform Commercial Code,it means legally ending a contract,without default by either side.

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We may be assured by past experience, that such a practice would be introduced by future contrivances; and both by that and a common knowledge of human affairs, that it would nourish unceasing animosities, and not improbably terminate in serious interruptions of the public tranquillity.
Lambert asked if it would not be more expedient to terminate the quarrel by an alliance than by a battle.
Thus also there are no limits to the art of medicine, with respect to the health which it attempts to procure; the same also is true of all other arts; no line can be drawn to terminate their bounds, the several professors of them being desirous to extend them as far as possible.
About eighteen months or two years after the events which terminate this story, when search was made in that cavern for the body of Olivier le Daim, who had been hanged two days previously, and to whom Charles VIII.
He followed such runways as appeared to terminate in the pits or other chambers of the inhabitants of the city, and these he explored, usually from the safety of a burrow's mouth, until satisfied that what he sought was not there.
In the first place, you see, his life did harm to others, and evidently no good to himself; and though I wished it to terminate, I would not have hastened its close if, by the lifting of a finger, I could have done so, or if a spirit had whispered in my ear that a single effort of the will would be enough, - unless, indeed, I had the power to exchange him for some other victim of the grave, whose life might be of service to his race, and whose death would be lamented by his friends.
Every former feature of his malady had returned with augmented virulence: the slight external wound, half healed, had broken out afresh; internal inflammation had taken place, which might terminate fatally if not soon removed.
citizen or resident; (2) corpus distributions must be made only to the current income beneficiary; (3) trust interests must terminate either on the beneficiary's death or the trust's termination; (4) trust assets must be distributed to the beneficiary if the trust terminates before death; and (5) S income must be distributed annually.
Companies generally are entitled to recoup their full costs when a federal agency terminates a job in midcontract for its own convenience the usual parlance for contracts terminated for reasons other than cause.
In connection with the tender offer by an affiliate of BMCA, ElkCorp has filed a solicitation/recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9 with the SEC and, if ElkCorp terminates its merger agreement with Carlyle and enters into a merger agreement with BMCA, ElkCorp expects to file amendments to this Schedule 14D-9.
The Company intends to seek waivers of such defaults from the lenders if it terminates the LSTK.

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