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expiration date

n.
1. The date past which a product, such as food or medicine, must be sold or removed from availability because it is no longer expected to be fresh or effective. Also called sell-by date.
2. The date on which something, such as a warranty or license, is no longer valid or in effect.

sell-by date

Public health
The date labelled on most foods in developed countries, especially dairy products, which is usually about 2 weeks from the day the milk was pasteurised, and about 1 week before it expires. An estimated 8 million tonnes of food are needlessly thrown away a year in the UK because of too-strict an adherence to sell-by dates, prompting government food bodies to switch to the phrase “best before” as a way of encouraging people to eat food that might otherwise be prematurely thrown away.
 
Vox populi-UK
A popular term applied a tedious person, stale witticism, or other thing which has past his, her or its prime, as in ‘that joke is way past its sell-by date”.

ex·pi·ra·tion date

(eks'pir-ā'shŭn dāt)
The date or time at which a product is no longer potent or of therapeutic value, determined by manufacturer.

ex·pi·ra·tion date

(eks'pir-ā'shŭn dāt)
The date or time at which a product is no longer potent or of therapeutic value, determined by manufacturer.

expiration

1. the act of breathing out, or expelling air from the lungs.
2. termination, or death.

expiration date
the calendar date on the packaging of a pharmaceutical or food that indicates the last date the item should be used.
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Similarly, when you renew your membership, your name is listed along with your new expiration date and this list is sent monthly to your state regardless of whether you pay a full or half year.
The supplemental indenture will not become operative unless and until the 2011 Notes that have been validly tendered on or prior to the Expiration Date are accepted for payment and paid for by the Company.
The subscription price per common share will be 95 percent of the lesser of (i) the trust's net asset value per share, as calculated as of the close of business on the expiration date of the offering (the "expiration date"), or (ii) the average of the closing sales prices per share of the trust's common share, as reported on the New York Stock Exchange's Composite Transaction Tape, for the four trading days immediately preceding the expiration date and for the expiration date itself.
Pursuant to the terms of the Company's Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement and related Consent and Letter of Transmittal, each dated November 28, 2006 (as modified to the date hereof, the "Offer to Purchase"), holders of 2011 Notes who tender on or prior to the Offer Expiration Date are entitled to receive $1,048.
Tendered debentures may be withdrawn and consents may be revoked at any time until the Consent Date, which will not occur prior to the Initial Expiration Date, but may occur prior to the final expiration date of the offer and solicitation.
Other than the changes to the respective expiration dates, the terms and conditions of each of the warrants remain unchanged in all respects.
29 while the average of the last reported sale prices of the Fund's shares on the Expiration Date and four preceding business days was $10.
The purchase price for Notes that are validly tendered after the Consent Payment Deadline but on or prior to the Expiration Date will be equal to $1,000.
The exercise price of the Rights will be the lesser of (i) 90 percent of the company's net asset value per share, as calculated as of the close of business on the Expiration Date of the offer or (ii) 90 percent of the average of the closing sales prices, per share, of the company's common stock as reported on the NYSE composite transactions tape for the four trading dates immediately preceding the Expiration Date of the Offer and for such Expiration Date itself.