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ex·pi·ry

 (ĭk-spīr′ē)
n. pl. ex·pi·ries
1. An expiration, especially of a contract or an agreement.
2. Death.

expiry

(ɪkˈspaɪərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1.
a. a coming to an end, esp of a contract period; termination: expiry of a lease.
b. (as modifier): the expiry date.
2. death

ex•pi•ry

(ɪkˈspaɪər i, ˈɛk spə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. expiration of breath.
2. a termination, as of life or a contract.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.expiry - a coming to an end of a contract period; "the expiry of his driver's license"
end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
2.expiry - the event of dying or departure from lifeexpiry - the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
fatality, human death - a death resulting from an accident or a disaster; "a decrease in the number of automobile fatalities"
martyrdom - death that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause
megadeath - the death of a million people; "they calibrate the effects of atom bombs in megadeaths"
exit, expiration, going, passing, departure, release, loss - euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
wrongful death - a death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence; a death that can serve as the basis for a civil action for damages on behalf of the dead person's family or heirs

expiry

noun expiration, ending, end, conclusion, close, demise, lapsing, lapse, termination, cessation the expiry of a fixed term contract
Translations
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expiry

[ɪksˈpaɪərɪ]
A. N [of time, period] → terminación f, finalización f; [of visa, passport] → vencimiento m, caducidad f; [of lease, contract] → vencimiento m, expiración f
B. CPD expiry date N [of visa, contract] → fecha f de vencimiento; [of medicine, food item] → fecha f de caducidad

expiry

[ɪkˈspaɪəri] n [contract, visa, deadline] → expiration fexpiry date ndate f d'expiration

expiry

nAblauf m; on the expiry ofnach Ablauf (+gen); date of expiry, expiry dateAblauftermin m; (of voucher, special offer)Verfallsdatum nt

expiry

[ɪksˈpaɪərɪ] nscadenza

expire

(ikˈspaiə) verb
1. (of a limited period of time) to come to an end. His three weeks' leave expires tomorrow.
2. (of a ticket, licence etc) to go out of date. My driving licence expired last month.
3. to die.
expiration (ekspiˈreiʃən) noun
exˈpiry noun
the end of a period of time or of an agreement etc with a time limit. The date of expiry is shown on your driving licence.
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Derwent Information Limited has announced the publication of the 1996 Edition of the Guide to Patent Expiries and the availability of its online database Patents Citation Index through STN International.
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The potential generic threat from these expiries poses a challenge for both the companies that manufacture them and the industry at large.
Generic Competition to 2009 - The impact of patent expiries on sales of major drugs', shows that up to $60 billion of revenues currently generated in Europe and the USA by big pharmaceutical companies could come under threat as patents expire and generic competition kicks in.
Generic Competition to 2009 - The impact of patent expiries on sales of major drugs", shows that up to $60 billion of revenues currently generated in Europe and the USA by big pharmaceutical companies could come under threat as patents expire and generic competition kicks in.
However, mainly due to major patent expiries, it is expected to drop to $11.
Patent expiries of major brands will be the leading events shaping the future of the antihypertensives market in the period until 2014, the global market leader, Norvasc, and the fastest growing class, ARBs, will both face genericization during this period, driving down costs and encouraging switching from older classes.
However, with few entrants, and a flood of patent expiries by 2009, the dynamics of this $16.