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Definition of demise noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    demise

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//dɪˈmaɪz//
     
    [singular]
     
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  1. 1the end or failure of an institution, an idea, a company, etc.
  2. 2(formal or humorous) death his imminent/sudden/sad demise
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: demise