how to pronounce expire


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expire is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of expire in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to expire on medicines …”

meaning of expire

Expire means to die.

expire frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word expire occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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