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expiry

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1 the act of ceasing to exist
  • the expiry of a great empire is always a cataclysmic event

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2 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
  • once upon expiry, her soul entered the abode of the blessed dead

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The first known use of expiry was in 1752

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“Expiry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expiry. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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