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expiry

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspaɪri; ɪkˈspaɪəri/

Translation of expiry in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • vencimiento (masculine), caducidad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Member States are at liberty not to apply the six-year period beyond the date of expiry of a patent protecting the original medicinal product.
    • The notion of an injunction to restrain the use of an invention after the date of expiry of the patent to which it relates, seems anomalous, going against the very purpose of the patent system.
    • I can't see what's wrong with an ‘automatic expiry date’ - laws are tough to remove from the statute books, laws which curtail freedoms should be watched.

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