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noun as in finish, demise

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In Prince William County, several national grocery chains, as well as local stores such as Todos Market in Dumfries, contribute perishable items that are near expiration.

Its looming expiration has touched off a fierce new lobbying battle in Washington — and threatens to subject millions of cash-strapped Americans to the same struggles they had faced before.

In others, these contracts may have automatically continued upon expiration if no replacement agreement was negotiated.

Brown was another Brady-influenced addition to the roster, signed at Brady’s urging when Arians dropped his objection just before the expiration of Brown’s eight-game suspension by the NFL for violating its personal conduct policy.

Those orders may not have directly preempted production, but their expiration would seem to be a symbolic gesture that could bolster confidence in the safety of shooting on set or in studio.

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Such prescriptions have no expiration date, and were swallowed as easily in 1974 as in 1934 or 2014.

But with the expiration of the law and the media focus on the House bill, awareness mounted and that uphill fight got easier.

And thanks for all the music that came with no expiration date.

Kerry himself recently identified an expiration date for the two-state solution within “a year to year-and-a-half to two years.”

By the time they haul it out, the patent may be nearing expiration.

They are all transported to the English colonies, where, at the expiration of ten years, they are supposed to be set at liberty.

At the expiration of four hours the storm had worn itself out, and was succeeded by a perfect calm.

A large number of the members of the Eleventh regiment reënlisted upon the expiration of their term of service.

At the expiration of that time, stamps must be affixed and the publications sent at third-class postal rates.

Expiration takes a very little longer than inspiration, and the rapidity of respiration depends on the needs of the body.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to expiration, such as: expiry, termination, cessation, close, closing, and conclusion.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.