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Meaning of “outdated” in the English Dictionary

"outdated" in British English

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outdatedadjective

uk   /ˌaʊtˈdeɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
old-fashioned and ​therefore not as good or as ​fashionable as something ​modern: outdated ​weapons/​ideas Nowadays this ​technique is ​completely outdated.
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(Definition of outdated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outdated" in American English

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outdatedadjective

 us   /ˌɑʊtˈdeɪ·t̬ɪd/ (also out-of-date)
no ​longeruseful or ​modern: an outdated ​computersystem This ​handbook is outdated.
(Definition of outdated from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outdated" in Business English

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outdatedadjective

uk   us   /ˌaʊtˈdeɪtɪd/
old or old-fashioned and therefore not as good or as useful as something more modern or more recent: outdated equipment/technology The ​company is ​finding it hard to ​compete because of the outdated ​equipment it is using. Staff ​shortages and an outdated ​computersystem are blamed for the problem. The library has several outdated financial-planning ​books on its ​shelves, ​including a ​tax preparation ​guide from 1995.
(Definition of outdated from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “outdated”
in Arabic قَديم, عَتيق…
in Korean 구식인…
in Portuguese superado, antiquado…
in Catalan antiquat…
in Japanese 時代遅れの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过时的, 陈旧的…
in Turkish modası geçmiş, artık kullanılmayan…
in Russian устаревший…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過時的, 陳舊的…
in Italian superato…
in Polish przestarzały…
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