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In Hebrew: ‘Deadline’

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מוֹעֵד אַחֲרוֹן, תַּאֲרִיךְ אַחֲרוֹן, תַּאֲרִיךְ יַעַד

You’re very likely to hear Israelis says דֶּדְלַיִן when referring to the cutoff point we call in English a deadline, but there are proper Hebrew terms as well, in widespread use:

מוֹעֵד אַחֲרוֹןfinal time

תַּאֲרִיךְ אַחֲרוֹןfinal date

תַּאֲרִיךְ יַעַדtarget date

For example:

הַיּוֹם זֶה הַמּוֹעֵד הָאַחֲרוֹן לְהֵרָשֵׁם לְקוּרְס שֶׁלָּנוּ הַמַּתְחִיל בְּיָנוּאָר, וּלְקַבֵּל הֲנָחָה שֶׁל מָאתַיִם שְׁקָלִים.
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