Definition of 'expire'
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My card, saved on the site, expires at the end of this month. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The government confirmed yesterday that the lease, due to expire at the end of the year, would be renewed for another two decades. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The levy expires at the end of this year unless agreement is reached on extending it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When the consumer finally expires it could get really nasty. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They were told that once his student visa had expired he must leave. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was due to expire at the end of this season. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Dash was still clinging on when the animal finally expired. JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)They found that his visa had expired. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is understood that her visa has now expired. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That deadline expires at the end of this week and the list of companies to be suspended will published next week. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That deadline will expire this afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The negotiations are set to come to a head next month, when a refinancing deadline expires. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That deadline expires in November this year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As the deadline expired yesterday, troops and armoured vehicles moved onto the streets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I had to leave the country when my visa expired. The Sun (2016)The deal expires at the end of the season and the search is on for a replacement for the 2014-15 competition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The plan was to make visitors forfeit 3,000 if they failed to return home by the time their visas had expired. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His temporary visa had expired. The Sun (2015)Times Money explains how you can still invest your money before the deadline expires and also offers some hints on where to put it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The administrators' deadline for bids expired at 5pm last night. The Sun (2008)The party finally expires at 10am the next day, something that rarely happens in the legal world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Time is running out for a deal as the country's current funding programme expires at the end of June. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That is why the question on people's lips is this: what will happen to painting when this exceptional generation finally expires? Times, Sunday Times (2011)That arrangement is due to expire at the end of July, potentially leaving airlines in a legal limbo and exposed to privacy complaints. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His deal expires at the end of this season but he said: 'I would be happy to stay this year and one more. The Sun (2014)When his term finally expired, I breathed a prayer of thanks. Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: expire /ɪkˈspaɪə/ VERB
When something such as a contract or a visa expires, it comes to an end or is no longer valid.
My passport has expired.
- American English: expire
- Arabic: يَنْتِهِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: expirar
- Chinese: 期满
- Croatian: isteći
- Czech: pozbýt platnosti
- Danish: udløbe
- Dutch: verlopen
- European Spanish: caducar
- Finnish: lakata olemasta voimassa
- French: expirer
- German: ablaufen
- Greek: λήγω
- Italian: scadere
- Japanese: 期限が切れる
- Korean: 만료되다
- Norwegian: utløpe
- Polish: wygasnąć
- European Portuguese: expirar
- Romanian: a expira
- Russian: истекать
- Spanish: caducar
- Swedish: löpa ut
- Thai: หมดอายุ
- Turkish: süresi dolmak
- Ukrainian: закінчуватися
- Vietnamese: hết hạn
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