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mothballs

verb
present tense third-person singular of mothball

Synonyms & Antonyms of mothballs

to stop using (something) while keeping it to be possibly used in the future
  • Many navy ships were mothballed after the war.

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“Mothballs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mothballs. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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