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lapse

Law the termination of some right, interest, or privilege, as by neglecting to exercise it or through failure of some contingency

LAPSE

(language)
A single assignment language for the Manchester dataflow machine.

["A Single Assignment Language for Data Flow Computing", J.R.W. Glauert, M.Sc Diss, Victoria U Manchester, 1978].
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Aside from CBCP Inc.'s franchise, TV5 Network Inc.'s franchise was also renewed for another 25 years, among other franchise renewal bills that also lapsed into law.
has lapsed into law after President Rodrigo Duterte failed to act on the measure.
President Duterte failed to sign the 25-year franchise renewal of TV5 and 10 other media outfits as they all lapsed into law in March and April this year, official copies of the laws showed.