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Adjective
No longer valid; expired
“Another group of nurses who had been certified but let their certification lapse, cited several reasons for their lapsed certification.”
Adjective
No longer following the rules and practices of a religion or doctrine; non-practising
“A lapsed Ukrainian Catholic, he retains a respect for the imagery of the church, for its mythical implications.”
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Verb
Simple past tense for to come to an end
“He can make dazzling plays, but his concentration can lapse on routine pickups and throws.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to fall away gradually
“It preserves the world from destruction; without it, all creation would lapse into chaos; it is the harmony and law of the universe.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to fall away gradually
“False notes are struck - stupid, kick-yourself-later comments are delivered - and I eventually lapse into dumbstruck, simpering silence, longing for the encounter to be over.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to slip into a bad habit that one is trying to avoid
“Her membership of the party has lapsed.”
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