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ICANN Acronyms and Terms

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  • Registry Agreement terminationRA termination

    A decision made by ICANN or a registry operator to end a Registry Agreement before the end date specified in the agreement. The RA describes the circumstances under which each party can terminate the agreement and the obligations of each party in the termination process.