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severance -- as in: severance pay
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Anna Karenina
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  • On the day when in the drawing room of the house in Arbaty Street she had gone up to him in her brown dress, and given herself to him without a word—on that day, at that hour, there took place in her heart a complete severance from all her old life, and a quite different, new, utterly strange life had begun for her, while the old life was actually going on as before.

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  • She received a generous severance package.
  • Employees were given a week’s severance pay for each year they had been with the company.

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