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tr.v. ex·tin·guished, ex·tin·guish·ing, ex·tin·guish·es
1. To cause (a fire or light) to stop burning or shining; put out.
2. To put an end to or make extinct; destroy: "Her death extinguished the dream of family that was closest to his heart" (Karen Lystra). See Synonyms at annihilate.
3. Psychology To bring about the extinction of (a conditioned response).

[Latin exstinguere : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + stinguere, to quench; see steig- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·tin′guish·a·ble adj.
ex·tin′guish·ment n.
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The apportionment, in the first instance, and the progressive extinguishment afterward, would be alike productive of ill-humor and animosity.
Grant,” cried Richard, who had been directing the extinguishment of the fires and other little necessary duties, and who approached in time to hear the close of the divine’s speech.
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If the new credit facility is completed, the Company expects to record a non-cash pre-tax charge of approximately $11 million for a loss on early extinguishment of debt for the write-off of unamortized debt issuance costs which would directly reduce its full year earnings estimate.
Operations for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1995 resulted in a net loss before net loss from disposition of real estate and gain from extinguishment of debt of $1,152,000, or $.
The forecast results do not include a loss on early extinguishment of debt of up to $0.
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140, "Accounting for Transfers and Servicing of Financial Assets and Extinguishment of Liabilities," UIL has determined that during the period in which the 1999 Series Bonds were held by UI as an investment (December 2002 through February 2003), it should have presented the transaction as an extinguishment of debt, because UI is the primary obligor of the bonds.