demise Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “demise” in the English Dictionary

"demise" in British English

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demisenoun [S]

uk   us   /dɪˈmaɪz/ formal
sb's demise the ​death of a ​person the end of something that was ​previouslyconsidered to be ​powerful, such as a ​business, ​industry, or ​system: The demise of the ​company was ​sudden and ​unexpected.
(Definition of demise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"demise" in American English

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demisenoun [U]

 us   /dɪˈmɑɪz/
the end of the ​operation or ​existence of something: Huge ​corporatefarms have ​led to the demise of many ​small, family-owned ​farms. fml (of a ​person) Demise ​meansdeath.
(Definition of demise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"demise" in Business English

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demisenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /dɪˈmaɪz/ PROPERTY, LAW
property that you ​rent or give to someone for a particular ​number of ​years, or a ​legalagreement in which you ​rent or give this ​property: In a ​mortgage by demise, the ​lender becomes the ​owner of the ​mortgagedproperty until the ​loan is ​repaid.

demiseverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈmaɪz/ PROPERTY, LAW
to ​rent or give ​property to someone for a particular ​number of ​years: If an ​apartment is ​rented under a written ​lease, it is referred to in the ​lease as the "demised ​premises".
(Definition of demise from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “demise”
in Chinese (Simplified) 死亡,逝世, 倒闭, 败落…
in Turkish batma, çökme, bitiş…
in Russian кончина, крах…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死亡,逝世, 倒閉, 敗落…
in Polish upadek, koniec…
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