out of circulation

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Definition of out of circulation

1 : so as to be no longer passing from person to person or place to place coins that have gone out of circulation The magazine has been taken out of circulation; it will no longer be sold.
2 : unable to go out socially He'll be out of circulation for a while after the surgery.

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“Out of circulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20circulation. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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