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English definition of “outlive your usefulness”

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outlive your usefulness

to no longer be useful: This old system has outlived its usefulness.
Translations of “outlive your usefulness”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不再有價值, 已沒用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不再有价值, 已没用…
(Definition of outlive your usefulness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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