Definition of obsolescence
- the gradual obsolescence of machinery
- reduced to obsolescence
- the planned obsolescence of automobiles
the obsolescence of the old technology
Once a useful tool, slide rules have fallen into obsolescence.
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: the condition of no longer being used or useful : the condition of being obsolete
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