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ex·pi·ra·tion

 (ĕk′spə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of coming to a close; termination: the expiration of a contract.
2. The act of breathing out; exhalation.
3. Archaic Death.

expiration

(ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the finish of something; ending; expiry
2. (Physiology) the act, process, or sound of breathing out
3. rare a last breath; death

ex•pi•ra•tion

(ˌɛk spəˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. termination; close: the expiration of a contract.
2. the act of breathing out air from the lungs.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.expiration - 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.expiration - euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
euphemism - an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
death, decease, expiry - 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"
3.expiration - the act of expelling air from the lungsexpiration - the act of expelling air from the lungs
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
huffing, snorting, puffing - an act of forcible exhalation
breath - the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath"
blow, puff - forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"
wind - breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"

expiration

noun expiry, end, finish, conclusion, close, termination, cessation the expiration of his current passport
Translations
إنْتِهاء وقْت الشيء
ophørudløb
AblaufExspiration
kilé gzés
útöndun; endir; gildislok
süresi bitme

expiration

[ˌekspaɪəˈreɪʃən] N
1. = expiry
2. [of breath] → espiración f

expiration

[ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃən] n [period, deadline] → expiration f
the expiration of sth → l'expiration de qchexpiration date n (= expiry date) → date f d'expiration

expiration

n
(of breath)Ausatmen nt, → Ausatmung f

expiration

[ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃən] n
a. (frm) (end) → scadenza
after the expiration of a year → allo scadere di un anno
b. (Med) → espirazione f

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.

ex·pi·ra·tion

n. expiración, terminación; espiración;
1. acto de dar salida al aire aspirado por los pulmones;
2. acto de fallecer o morir.

expiration

n (of a drug) vencimiento, caducidad f; (exhalation) espiración fdate fecha de vencimiento or caducidad
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