Definitions for "Extinguishment"
The act of extinguishing, putting out, or quenching, or the state of being extinguished; extinction; suppression; destruction; nullification; as, the extinguishment of fire or flame, of discord, enmity, or jealousy, or of love or affection.
The annihilation or extinction of a right or obligation.
The loss of native title or aboriginal title rights by government act. Post 1993, native title rights in Australia may only be extinguished in accordance with the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (s11).
Keywords:  discharge, see
See discharge.