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Nehemiah Reese17,692 Points
When is an object deinitialized in ARC.
Having trouble understanding an instance lifecycle.
Martin WildfeuerCourses Plus Student 11,071 Points
An object, that is an instance of a class, is deallocated as soon as there are no strong references to it anymore. This is explained in detail in the Apple Docs - ARC chapter.
As much as I hate posting link only answers, the Apple docs explain ARC perfectly, so I would just be copy pasting a huge answer here.
Hope that helps :)