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lapse

verb /lӕps/
to cease to exist, often because of lack of effort
caducar, vencerse
His insurance policy had lapsed and had not been renewed.
to slip, fall, be reduced
caer, quedarse
As he could think of nothing more to say, he lapsed into silence I’m afraid our standards of tidiness have lapsed.
Translations of “lapse”
in French expirer, (re)tomber dans…
in German ablaufen, sinken…
in Chinese (Traditional) 期滿終止, 失效, 廢止…
in Russian истекать (о времени)…
in Turkish zamanı geçmek, zaman aşımına uğramak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 期满终止, 失效, 废止…
in Polish upływać…
(Definition of lapse from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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