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phaseout

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noun phase·out \ˈfāz-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of phaseout

  • : the act of stopping something gradually over a period of time in a planned series of steps or phases

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of phaseout

  1. :  a gradual stopping (as in operations or production) :  a closing down by phases

1958

First Known Use of phaseout

1958


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