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expiry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexpiryex‧pir‧y /ɪkˈspaɪəri $ -ˈspaɪri/ noun [uncountable] British English 🔊 🔊 1 FINISH/COME TO AN ENDthe end of a period of time during which an official document can legally be used, or the end of a period of authority syn expiration American Englishexpiry of 🔊 the formal expiry of the presidential term in September 🔊 Only seven minutes remained before the expiry of the noon deadline.2 expiry date sell-by date
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expiryNo further steamings are planned for the locomotive after its return to York, due to the fast-approaching expiry of the boiler ticket.My Visa number is expiry date 09/94.The agreement allowed for rises of 9.5 percent between February 1990 and its date of expiry in September 1991.All claims should be notified as soon as reasonable possible after the expiry of the insurance.At the expiry of his term he became free of the Clothworkers' Company on 7 August 1771.The Bundestag is elected for a fixed term and can only in special cases be dissolved before the expiry of its term.Dissolution of the League did not entail the expiry of the supervisory function.These transactions are converted at the contract rate upon expiry.
From Longman Business Dictionaryexpiryex‧pir‧y /ɪkˈspaɪəri-ˈspaɪri/ noun [uncountable] British English when an official document, period of time, or right to buy shares, currency etc expires SYN expiration AmEThe sellers’ right to repossess the goods did not arise until the expiry of the credit period.
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