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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Become out-dated, fall into disuse.

Usage examples (20)
  • ComCast is already abusing their authority, to "obsolesce" their customer's own equipment so that the customer is forced to lease / buy ComCast's own equipment.
  • They used to call this "planned obsolesce" in the car business.
  • Ultimately, innovation is what allows an economy to grow quickly and create new jobs as old ones obsolesce and disappear.
  • Much of what we live with is made of materials that don't age; they just go on and on until they break or obsolesce or we get bored with them. for more
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