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American English: /dəˈmaɪz/
British English: /dɪˈmʌɪz/

Translation of demise in Spanish:

noun no plural

  • 1 [formal] 1.1 (death) [euphemistic] upon his demise
    tras su fallecimiento
    Example sentences
    • At the heart of the new measures is a disturbing video charting the demise and death of a heroin victim.
    • Why highlight the tragic demise of one woman, and gloss over the deaths of the 14 men?
    • And that is the real story of the tragic demise of Liam Lawlor.
    1.2 (end)
    Example sentences
    • What is the reason for the apparent demise of the central institution of democracy, parliament?
    • As many as 600 ships a year carried away charcoal made from South Lakeland's woods, but the demise of the industry and the coming of the railway in 1856 brought a dramatic decline.
    • The services sector is all some regions in the UK have left after the demise of the manufacturing industry.
  • 2 (Law)
    transferencia (feminine) en arrendamiento
    Example sentences
    • First, where a landlord let premises by demise to a tenant, he was regarded as parting with all control over them.
    • Sandy Lane was not included in the demise but the lease included a grant of a right of way over it for all purposes.
    • From about April 1990 the issue whether the Yellow land was to be included in any demise dominated the exchanges between the parties.

transitive verb

  • 1 (transfer by lease)
    transferir en arrendamiento
    the demised premises
    el inmueble arrendado
    Example sentences
    • The document itself is at page 1126 in volume 5, and it looks like a common or garden lease demising an interest in land, conferring exclusive possession, for the special purpose of cultivation and grazing.
    • The whole of the premises demised by the Lease is used for the purpose of a business carried on by the Applicant.
    • The lease of Flat 3 was the only lease which included a box room in the premises demised.
  • 2 (transfer by legacy)
    transmitir por sucesión
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