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"expire" in British English

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expireverb [I]

uk   /ɪkˈspaɪər/ us   /ɪkˈspaɪr/
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expireverb [I]

us   /ɪkˈspɑɪər/
  • expire verb [I] (END)

(of something that lasts for a fixed length of time) to end or stop being in use: My passport will expire next year.
  • expire verb [I] (DIE)

fml to die
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expireverb [I]

uk   /ɪkˈspaɪər/ us  
to come to an end after a fixed length of time: a contract/lease/licence expires This offer expires on 31 March 2012.set/scheduled/due to expire The warranty period is due to expire at the end of November. Under current law, the state's earned-income tax credit would expire after this year.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET if an option (= the right to buy or sell particular shares) expires, it can no longer be exercised (= used): The investment options expire on February 5.
(Definition of expire from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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