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v. ex·pired, ex·pir·ing, ex·pires
1. To come to an end; terminate: My membership in the club has expired.
2. To breathe one's last breath; die: The patient expired early this morning.
3. To exhale; breathe out.
1. To breathe (something) out.
2. Archaic To give (something) off.
[Middle English expiren, from Old French expirer, from Latin exspīrāre : ex-, ex- + spīrāre, to breathe.]
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|Adj.||1.||expired - having come to an end or become void after passage of a period of time; "an expired passport"; "caught driving with an expired license"|
unexpired - not having come to an end or been terminated by passage of time; "elected to fill the senator's unexpired term"; "an unexpired driver's license"
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