Meaning of lapsed

lapsed

Pronunciation: (lapst), [key]
— adj.
  1. expired; voided; terminated: a lapsed insurance policy.
  2. no longer committed to or following the tenets of a particular belief, obligation, position, etc.: a lapsed Catholic.
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