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lapses, plural;
  1. (of a right, privilege, or agreement) Become invalid because it is not used, claimed, or renewed; expire
    • - my membership to the gym has lapsed
  2. (of a state or activity) Fail to be maintained; come to an end
    • - if your diet has lapsed it's time you revived it
  3. (of an adherent to a particular religion or doctrine) Cease to follow the rules and practices of that religion or doctrine

  4. Pass gradually into (an inferior state or condition)
    • - the country has lapsed into chaos
  5. Revert to (a previous or more familiar style of speaking or behavior)
    • - the girls lapsed into French
  1. A temporary failure of concentration, memory, or judgment
    • - a lapse of concentration in the second set cost her the match
  2. A weak or careless decline from previously high standards
    • - tracing his lapse into petty crime
  3. The termination of a right or privilege through disuse or failure to follow appropriate procedures

  4. An interval or passage of time
    • - there was a considerable lapse of time between the two events

  1. oversight: a mistake resulting from inattention
  2. sink: pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into nirvana"
  3. a break or intermission in the occurrence of something; "a lapse of three weeks between letters"
  4. end, at least for a long time; "The correspondence lapsed"
  5. backsliding: a failure to maintain a higher state
  6. drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
  7. Lapse and anti-lapse are complementary concepts under the law of wills, which address the disposition of property that is willed to someone who dies before the testator (the writer of the will).
  8. A slip (also sometimes called a lapse) is a psychological term that denotes a particular action during or after (most usually after) a psychological or medical treatment. ...
  9. The Lapse was an American indie band formed in late 1997. The band was first signed to Gern Blandsten, then Southern Records. The Lapse was the duo of then boyfriend/girlfriend Chris Leo (ex-Native nod and brother of Ted Leo) and Toko Yasuda (Enon, ex-Blonde Redhead). ...
  10. Lapsed was the third album by Bardo Pond. It was released on October 21, 1997 on Matador Records.
  11. A temporary failure; a slip; A decline or fall in standards; A pause in continuity; An interval of time between events; A termination of a right etc, through disuse or neglect; A common-law rule that if the person to whom property is willed were to die before the testator, then the gift would ...
  12. (Lapsed (registration)) The term used to describe what happens to registration when a health professional does not renew their registration, and they are then no longer on the register.
  13. (Lapsed) Refers to an expired (CSR) certification or (CRF) registration.
  14. Termination of a policy due to the policy owner's failure to pay the premium within the grace period.
  15. Termination of insurance coverage for failure to pay premiums.
  16. the process of removing a domain name and its corresponding record from the DNS.
  17. An insurance policy which, having reached its expiry date, is not renewed or extended is said to have lapsed.
  18. Termination of coverage because of nonpayment within a specified time period.
  19. The termination of insurance coverage due to lack of payment after a specific period of time.
  20. Refers to the termination of an insurance policy because the premium was not paid within the grace period. It is possible to re-instate the coverage with the same premium and benefits intact, but the life insured will have to re-qualify for this coverage again and pay for all unpaid premiums.
  21. When a beneficiary dies before the testator.
  22. when the premium is not paid by the due date or within the grace period, the policy terminates, or lapses.
  23. This is the term used when a life insurance policy comes to an end due to non payment of the premium. The policy is said to have “lapsed”.
  24. The termination of a matter before the House due to the expiration of a prescribed time limit or the prorogation/dissolution of Parliament.
  25. A brief, temporary resumption of smoking, perhaps a few cigarettes, after a cessation attempt; synonymous with "slip."