[ik-spahyuh r-ee, ek-spuh-ree] /ɪkˈspaɪər i, ˈɛk spə ri/
noun, plural expiries.
an end or termination, as of life or a contract.
noun (pl) -ries
“close, termination,” 1752, from expire + -y (1). Meaning “dying, death” is from 1790.
[ek-sploi-tey-shuh n] /ˌɛk splɔɪˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. use or utilization, especially for profit: the exploitation of newly discovered oil fields. 2. selfish utilization: He got ahead through the exploitation of his friends. 3. the combined, often varied, use of public-relations and advertising techniques to promote a person, movie, product, etc. n. 1803, “productive working” of […]
[ik-sploh-siv] /ɪkˈsploʊ sɪv/ adjective 1. tending or serving to : an explosive temper; Nitroglycerin is an explosive substance. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of an : explosive violence. 3. likely to lead to violence or hostility: an explosive issue. 4. Phonetics. . noun 5. an explosive agent or substance, as dynamite. 6. Phonetics. […]
[non-ek-spawr-tey-shuh n, -spohr-] /ˌnɒn ɛk spɔrˈteɪ ʃən, -spoʊr-/ noun 1. failure or refusal to export.
[ik-spoh-zher] /ɪkˈspoʊ ʒər/ noun 1. the act of exposing, laying open, or uncovering: the sudden exposure of objects that were hidden under the blanket. 2. the fact or state of being exposed: A bandage will avoid exposure of the wound. 3. disclosure, as of something private or secret: the exposure of their invasion plans. 4. […]