Expiration - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌekspəˈreɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word expiration
Brit.  |ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word expiration


- a coming to an end of a contract period (syn: expiry, termination)
- euphemistic expressions for death (syn: departure, exit, going, loss, passing, release)
- the act of expelling air from the lungs (syn: exhalation)


one month after the expiration of the contract

...directed that upon her expiration her splendid Italian-style villa be given to the public as a museum...

What will he do at the expiration of his term in office?

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