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future-proof

verb [T] uk   /ˈfjuː.tʃə.pruːf/ us    /-tʃɚ-/
to design software, a computer, etc. so that it can still be used in the future, even when technology changes: Here are some tips for future-proofing your computer network.

future-proof

adjective uk   /ˈfjuː.tʃə.pruːf/ us    /-tʃɚ-/
Future-proof software, computer equipment, etc. is designed so that it can still be used even when technology changes: Is it possible to build a future-proof PC?
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