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Noun: demise  di'mIz
  1. The time when something ends
    "it was the demise of all his plans";
    - death, dying
Verb: demise  di'mIz
  1. Transfer by a lease or by a will

Derived forms: demises, demised, demising

Type of: end, ending, transfer

Part of: life, lifespan, lifetime, life-time

Encyclopedia: Demise