obsolescent


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ob·so·les·cent

 (ŏb′sə-lĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Being in the process of passing out of use or usefulness; becoming obsolete.
2. Biology Becoming reduced during the course of evolution; vestigial or nearly vestigial. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.

[Latin obsolēscēns, obsolēscent-, present participle of obsolēscere, to fall into disuse : ob-, away; see ob- + solēre, to be accustomed to.]

ob′so·les′cence n.
ob′so·les′cent·ly adv.

obsolescent

(ˌɒbsəˈlɛsənt)
adj
becoming obsolete or out of date
[C18: from Latin obsolescere; see obsolete]
ˌobsoˈlescence n
ˌobsoˈlescently adv

ob•so•les•cent

(ˌɒb səˈlɛs ənt)

adj.
becoming obsolete; passing out of use, as a word.
[1745–55; < Latin obsolēscere to fall into disuse. See obsolete, -escent]
ob`so•les′cence, n.
ob`so•les′cent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obsolescent - becoming obsolete
noncurrent - not current or belonging to the present time

obsolescent

adjective outdated, passé, old-fashioned, declining, waning, out of date, dying out, unfashionable, antiquated, on the way out, outmoded, on the wane, on the decline, becoming obsolete, behind the times, out of style, past its prime, démodé (French), out of the ark (informal), not with it (informal) outmoded, obsolescent equipment
Translations
forældet
elavulófélben levõ
sem er úreltur
nykimasnykstantis
novecojis
zastarávajúci

obsolescent

[ˌɒbsəˈlesnt] ADJque está cayendo en desuso
to be obsolescentestar cayendo en desuso

obsolescent

[ˌɒbsəˈlɛsənt] adj [equipment, machine] → obsolescent(e), obsolète

obsolescent

adjallmählich außer Gebrauch kommend; to be obsolescentanfangen zu veralten; (machine, process etc) → technisch (fast) überholt sein

obsolescent

[ˌɒbsəˈlɛsnt] adjobsolescente

obsolescent

(obsəˈlesnt) adjective
going out of use. obsolescent slang.
ˌobsoˈlescence noun
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