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: having or being a provision stipulating the termination or repeal of something (as a law, grant, or insurance coverage) on a specified date [ laws requiring periodic review of programs to justify their continuance]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.