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obsolete   
      

It Has 8 letters ( o b s o l e t e )         4 vowels ( o o e e )         4 consonants ( b s l t )         Word on the contrary etelosbo

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Latin _obsoletus_ (“worn out, gone out of use”), past participle of _obsolescere_ (“to wear out, fall into disuse, grow old, decay”); see _obsolesce_.

From Latin obsoletus (worn out, gone out of use), past participle of obsolescere (to wear out, fall into disuse, grow old, decay); see obsolesce.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ɒbsəˈliːt/ * (US) enPR: äbsəˈlēt, IPA(key): /ɑbsəˈliːt/

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɒbsəˈliːt/
  • (US) enPR: äbsəˈlēt, IPA(key): /ɑbsəˈliːt/

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

OBSOLETE (_comparative_ MORE OBSOLETE, _superlative_ MOST OBSOLETE) * (of words, equipment, etc.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject). _It is speculated that, within a few years, the Internet's speedy delivery of news worldwide will make newspapers OBSOLETE._ * (biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct. USAGE NOTES * Nouns to which "obsolete" is often applied: word, phrase, equipment, computer, technology, weapon, machine, law, statute, currency, building, idea, skill, concept, custom, theory, tradition, institution. SYNONYMS * (no longer in use): ancient, antiquated, antique, archaic, disused, neglected, old, old-fashioned, out of date * (in biology: imperfectly developed): abortive, obscure, rudimental DERIVED TERMS * obsoleteness TRANSLATIONS

obsolete (comparative more obsolete, superlative most obsolete)

  1. (of words, equipment, etc.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).
    It is speculated that, within a few years, the Internet's speedy delivery of news worldwide will make newspapers obsolete.
  2. (biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

OBSOLETE (_third-person singular simple present_ OBSOLETES, _present participle_ OBSOLETING, _simple past and past participle_ OBSOLETED) * (transitive, US) To cause to become obsolete. _This software component has been OBSOLETED._ _We are in the process of OBSOLETING this product._ USAGE NOTES * _TO OBSOLETE_ is often used in computing and other technical fields to indicate an effort to remove or replace something. * Compare _deprecated_ (“no longer considered correct usage”) TRANSLATIONS

obsolete (third-person singular simple present obsoletes, present participle obsoleting, simple past and past participle obsoleted)

  1. (transitive, US) To cause to become obsolete.
    This software component has been obsoleted.
    We are in the process of obsoleting this product.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - RELATED TERMS
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English - Related Terms

* obsolesce * obsolescence * obsolescent * obsoletion

Which the in categoryENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* ^ Oxford Dictionary

  1. ^ Oxford Dictionary

Which the in categoryENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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English - External Links

* obsolete in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * obsolete in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * obsolete at _OneLook Dictionary Search_

Which the in categoryGERMAN - ADJECTIVE
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German - Adjective

OBSOLETE * inflected form of _obsolet_

obsolete

  1. inflected form of obsolet

Which the in categoryITALIAN - ADJECTIVE
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Italian - Adjective

OBSOLETE f pl (_feminine plural form of_ OBSOLETO) * Feminine plural form of obsoleto

obsolete f pl (feminine plural form of obsoleto)

  1. Feminine plural form of obsoleto

Which the in categoryLATIN - ADVERB
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Latin - Adverb

OBSOLĒTĒ * old

obsolētē

  1. old

Which the in categoryLATIN - ADJECTIVE
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Latin - Adjective

OBSOLĒTE * vocative masculine singular of _obsolētus_

obsolēte

  1. vocative masculine singular of obsolētus


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