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out of dateadjective

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out of date adjective (FASHION)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 are out of date, they are old and not fashionable: That radio looks so out of date.

out of date adjective (INFORMATION)

B1 If information is out of date, it is old and not useful or correct: an out-of-date phone directory I have a map but I'm afraid it's out of date.

out of date adjective (FOOD)

B1 If food is out of date, it is old and not now safe to eat.
Translations of “out of date”
in Korean 구식의…
in Arabic قَديم, بالٍ…
in Portuguese fora de moda, desatualizado…
in Catalan obsolet…
in Japanese 有効期限の切れた, 古くさい…
in Italian fuori moda, passato di moda, sorpassato…
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