expiration expiration  /ˌɛk spə ˈreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a coming to an end of a contract period
  2. (n) euphemistic expressions for death
  3. (n) the act of expelling air from the lungs

Usage(s):

  1. Others were past their expiration date.
  2. It turns out that every choice we make affects our projected expiration date.
  3. This would no doubt lead to more court battles that could indeed run past the expiration date of the Administration itself.

News

  1. DISH Network Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Tender Offer to Purchase All Clearwire ...

    DISH Network Corporation today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act in connection with the tender offer by DISH Acquisition Holding Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DISH, to purchase all outstanding shares of Class A Common Stock of Clearwire Corporation , including any shares of Class A Common Stock issued in respect of ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. June Option Expiration Performance

    On expiration day, DJIA has advanced nineteen times over the same time period, but on average, the day also slightly negative, –0.05%. Option expiration week performance overall, matches that of expiration ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: MrTopStep.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Expiration Study for June

    {jathumbnailoff} Expiration Study for June Average % Changes For S&P 500 Cash Total Months Tested For Daily Stats: 29 Study Expiration Date Range : 6/15/1984 - 6/15/2012 Overall Expiration Date Range: ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MrTopStep.com via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The front office has been informed of my desire to explore opportunities with other NFL teams following the expiration of my contract next month," Peppers said in a statement released by his agent Carl Carey. "At this point in my NFL career,...
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Julius Peppers Source: ESPN

  2. Henry, who agreed a £16m move to Spain, said: "Unfortunately [Wenger] has said that at this moment he will not commit to the club past the expiration of his current deal."
    on Jun 23, 2007 By: Thierry Henry Source: Scotland on Sunday

  3. "I firmly believe that after the expiration of my tender offer - which will not be extended - the price that Lions Gate will trade at will be lower than $7.00 per share," he said in the statement."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Carl Icahn Source: Reuters

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