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English definition of “out of date”

out of date

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out of date adjective (FASHION)

B1 If clothes, colours, styles, etc. are out of date, they are old and not fashionable: That radio looks so out of date.Old or old-fashionedThe elderly

out of date adjective (INFORMATION)

B1 If information is out of date, it is old and not useful or correct: an out-of-date phone directory I have a map but I'm afraid it's out of date.Old or old-fashionedThe elderly

out of date adjective (FOOD)

B1 If food is out of date, it is old and not now safe to eat.Various qualities of foodDecaying and staying fresh
(Definition of out of date from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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