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phaseout

[feyz-out] /ˈfeɪzˌaʊt/
noun
1.
an act or instance of phasing out; planned discontinuation or expiration.
Also, phase-out.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; noun use of verb phrase phase out
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British Dictionary definitions for phase-out

phase out

verb
1.
(transitive, adverb) to discontinue or withdraw gradually
noun
2.
the action or an instance of phasing out: a phase-out of conventional forces
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