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expire
British English: /ɪkˈspʌɪə/
, /ɛkˈspʌɪə/
American English: /ˌɪkˈspaɪ(ə)r/

Translation of expire in French:

intransitive verb

(Administration, Business)
  • 1 (end)
    (document, contract, deadline, offer)
    expirer
    my passport has expired
    mon passeport est périmé
  • 3 (die) (often humorous)
    (person, machine)
    rendre l'âme, expirer
    (show)
    s'essouffler

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