built-in/planned obsolescence

Definition of built-in/planned obsolescence

:the practice of making or designing something (such as a car) in such a way that it will only be usable for a short time so that people will have to buy another one

Word by Word Definitions

built-in play
  1. : forming an integral part of a structure or object

  2. : built into the ground

  3. : inherent

  1. : a built-in piece of furniture

plan play planned
  1. : a drawing or diagram drawn on a plane: such as

  2. : a top or horizontal view of an object

  3. : a large-scale map of a small area

  1. : to arrange the parts of : design

  2. : to devise or project the realization or achievement of

  3. : to have in mind : intend

  1. : flat

  2. : flat and

obsolescence play
  1. : the process of becoming obsolete or the condition of being nearly obsolete


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