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demise

[dimīz′]
Etymology: OFr, demettre, to put away
death, destruction, or end of existence.

demise

(dĕ-mīz′) [L. dimittere, to dismiss]
Death.

demise

Death.
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Building demise: The simplest form of demise would be a demise of the entire building or facility to the tenant.
Once the demise is determined, a common issue would be whether the premises are fitted out and ready for use or shell and core.