Definition of "extinguishment"
  1. The termination of a right or interest, often due to lapse of enforcement period
How to use "extinguishment" in a sentence
  1. The debt was no longer valid due to the extinguishment of the creditor's claim.
  2. The landowner lost his rights over the property due to extinguishment.
  3. The old claims on the inheritance saw extinguishment due to scheduling oversights.

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