Definitions

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  • n. A quashing; a defeating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A quashing; a defeating.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A killing; a quashing; nonsuit.

Etymologies

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Latin peremptio: compare French péremption.

Examples

  • Si ca me genait j'aurai plein d'amis et je ne passerai pas ma vie a les jeter a la poubelle au bout d'un an (oui oui c automatique chez moi les relations amicales et autre ca a une date de peremption).

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  • The Moderate Voice: Arizona SB 1070 Lawsuits: Judge pushes back on federal peremption

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