expiration date

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expiration date

n.
1. The date past which a product, such as food or medicine, must be sold or removed from availability because it is no longer expected to be fresh or effective. Also called sell-by date.
2. The date on which something, such as a warranty or license, is no longer valid or in effect.
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However, this does not apply to gift certificates that are exempt from the prohibitions against fees and expiration dates contained in the bill and are sold or issued by a financial institution as defined in [section] 655.