Meaning of “life cycle” in the English Dictionary

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"life cycle" in British English

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life cyclenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈlaɪf ˌsaɪ.kəl/ us /ˈlaɪf ˌsaɪ.kəl/

(Definition of “life cycle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"life cycle" in Business English

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life cyclenoun [ C, usually singular ]

also lifecycle uk us 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.

(Definition of “life cycle” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)