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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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In the event the demised premises are totally damaged or rendered wholly unusable, the rent shall be proportionately paid up to the time of the casualty and shall thereafter cease until the date when the premises have been repaired and restored by landlord, according to Article 9(b).
Landlord's Right to Perform Work in the Building and in the Demised Premises
Whilethere is evidence that the material does not present an immediate hazard unless renovations occur (citations omitted), the issue is not whether the premises are "safe" in the absence of renovations, but whether the building is in a "safe condition" so that Rapid can use the demised premises in the manner contemplated by the lease (citation omitted).