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English noun: expiry

1. expiry (time) a coming to an end of a contract period

SamplesThe expiry of his driver's license.

Synonymsexpiration, termination

Broader (hypernym)end, ending

2. expiry (event) the event of dying or departure from life

SamplesHer death came as a terrible shock.
Upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren.

Synonymsdeath, decease

Broader (hypernym)alteration, change, modification

Narrower (hyponym)departure, exit, expiration, fatality, going, human death, loss, martyrdom, megadeath, passing, release, wrongful death

Instance hyponymCrucifixion

Antonymsnascence, nascency, nativity, birth

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