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Pronunciation

Adjective

obsolete (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
obsolete

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) no longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).
  2. (biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.

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Verb

Infinitive
to obsolete

Third person singular
obsolet

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to obsolete (third-person singular simple present obsolet, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (nonstandard) To perform some action that causes, or attempts to cause, something to become obsolete.
    This software component has been obsoleted.
    We are in the process of obsoleting this product.

Usage notes

  • To obsolete is often used in computing and other technical fields to indicate an effort to remove or replace something.
  • Compare deprecated (no longer considered correct usage)

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Italian

Adjective

obsolete f. pl. (feminine plural form of obsoleto)[[Category:Template:lang:it adjective forms|obsolete]]

  1. Feminine plural form of obsoleto

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