Definition of "severance"
  1. The act of separating legal claims to be tried individually or the compensation offered to an employee who's terminated, laid off, or chooses to leave a job
How to use "severance" in a sentence
  1. After the company restructuring, many employees received severance packages.
  2. The judge ordered the severance of the defendants' trials to ensure impartiality.
  3. His union negotiation included an improved severance deal in case of job loss.

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