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life cycle

noun [C, usually singular] ( also lifecycle)
 
 
MARKETING, PRODUCTION
the series of changes that a product, process, activity, etc. goes through during its existence: brand/product life cycle The product life cycle may be improved by making a product that meets future requirements as well as the present.life cycle assessment/management Life cycle assessment is about examining every process and finding every opportunity to improve the system.
→  See also family life cycle , product life cycle
Translations of “life cycle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 生命週期, 生活週期,生活史…
in Russian жизненный цикл…
in Turkish yaşam döngüsü/evresi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生命周期, 生活周期,生活史…
in Polish cykl życiowy…
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