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phaseout Syllabification: phase·out
Pronunciation: /ˈfāzout/

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Definition of phaseout in English:

noun

An act of discontinuing a process, project, or service in phases.
Example sentences
  • The treaty still calls for a dioxin phaseout, for example, but only ‘wherever feasible ‘- a loophole corporate lawyers can exploit for years to come.’
  • In Britain, which began its phaseout of leaded gas relatively late in the 1980s, blood-lead levels have dropped by 66%.
  • As an inexpensive, low-tech aircraft in a high-tech Air Force, the A - 10 found itself at the end of the line for improvement programs and first in line for phaseout.

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