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demise

1. Property law
a. a transfer of an estate by lease
b. the passing or transfer of an estate on the death of the owner
2. the immediate transfer of sovereignty to a successor upon the death, abdication, etc., of a ruler (esp in the phrase demise of the crown)
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While he didn't rule out the possibility that his agency might one day attempt to revive the program, he said EPA's immediate interest is learning the effects of ONAC's demise and determining the agency's options and responsibilities.
HRH the Prime Minister also dispatched two cables of condolences to his brother Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jabir Al-Sabah and to his brother Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Jabir Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, sympathizing on the demise of the late Sheikh Adhbi Hamad Mohammed Al-Sabah, and supplicating to Allah the Almighty to accommodate the deceased in divine mercy, blessings and His vastest Paradises.
Also, HRH the Prime Minister dispatched another similar cable of condolences to his brother HRH Prince Miqrin bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, the second Deputy Premier, advisor and special envoy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, condoling and sympathizing on the demise of the late Prince Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Jalawi Al Saud.
The tragic demise of such an eminent personality in the 150th anniversary year of Kavi Guru Rabindra Nath Tagore heightened the sense of loss for all," she said.
They said that demise of Mian Javed Rehman was an irreparable loss and prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss with fortitude.
His Royal Highness the Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa sent a cable of condolences to United Arab Emirates Supreme Council member and ruler of Ajman Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi on the sad demise of Shaikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Nuaimi.
ISLAMABAD, October 26, 2011 (Frontier Star): Ambassadors and diplomats representing different countries on Tuesday visited the Presidency and wrote down their condolence messages on the demise of former first lady Begum Nusrat Bhutto.
Krishna on Sunday expressed his deep condolences and anguish at the demise of former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu.
Music Theatre officials blamed the demise of their organization on a softening economy and drop in donations following the Sept.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engineer Shaukatullah has expressed his heartfelt condolence on the sad demise of a member of the Sind Assembly, Engineer Rafique who breathed his last in Karachi.
In the cable, HM the King expressed utmost condolences and sympathy on the sad demise of the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Nasser Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, supplicating to Almighty Allah to accommodate the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Nasser Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah under His mercy and blessedness in the vastest of His paradises.
PESHAWAR, June 18, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Governor Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa Barrister Masood Kausar has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Shafiullah, a journalist attached to the daily NEWS Peshawar Bureau, who was injured in the Khyber Super Market bomb blasts on last Saturday.