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obsolescence

noun [U] uk   /ˌɒb.səˈles.əns/  us   /ˌɑːb-/
the quality of being obsolete: Mobile phone technology is developing so quickly that many customers are concerned about obsolescence.built-in/planned obsolescence the fact that a product is intentionally designed and made so that it will not last for a long time
Translations of “obsolescence”
in Chinese (Traditional) 荒廢, 退化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荒废, 退化…
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