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  Definition of Expiration
  1. the act of expelling air from the lungs
  2. euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
  3. a coming to an end of a contract period; "the expiry of his driver''s license"
Similar Words: exhalation, breathing out, passing, loss, departure, exit, going, release, termination, expiry

 

Hyponyms: cough, coughing, puffing, huffing, snorting, blow, puff, wind

 

Part Meronyms: breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation

 

Derivational Morphology: exhale, expire, breathe out, die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, pass, go away, depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off, take leave, quit, run out

 

 
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