Definition and meaning of demise in English

demisenoun
UK/dɪˈmaɪz/
US/dɪˈmaɪz/
1.The end, failure, conclusion or downfall of something like a business, concept or organization.
The demise of the bookstore was inevitable as more people turned to online shopping for books.
The demise of their friendship came after years of disagreements and misunderstandings.
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2.The death, end of life; passing away.
The sudden demise of the beloved actor left his fans in shock and mourning.
After a long battle with illness, her demise occurred peacefully in the presence of loved ones.
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