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 Translation for 'obsolescence' from English to French
NOUN   obsolescence | -
désuétude {f}obsolescence
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Translation for 'obsolescence' from English to French

obsolescence
désuétude {f}
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Usage Examples English
  • Obsolescence management, also referred to as "Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages" (DMSMS), is defined as to the activities that are undertaken to mitigate the effects of obsolescence.
  • Planned and perceived obsolescence is an important factor that explains why some overconsumption of consumer products exists.
  • His 2006 book, "Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America", documents the history of the planned obsolescence phenomenon in America.
  • Planned obsolescence plays a key role in overconsumption.
  • These characteristics are used to derive an "annual obsolescence rate" and "environmental obsolescence".

  • External obsolescence occurs when circumstances outside the subject property's boundaries negatively impact its value.
  • Because of the intensive resource footprint and toxic materials used in the production of computers, obsolescence leads to serious harmful environmental impacts.
  • The causes for digital obsolescence aren’t always purely technical.
  • Repairable products are put in contrast to obsolescence or products designed with planned obsolescence.
  • Critics argued the slowdown amounted to planned obsolescence, however this may stem from the common misconception that all older iPhones were slowed down.

  • The sub-master will be used to make new copies of the work and the format of the sub-master needs to be updated when it nears obsolescence.
  • Bernard London was an American real estate broker known for his 1932 paper "Ending the Depression Through Planned Obsolescence". Scholars credit him with coining the term "planned obsolescence".
  • A Paris series titled "Obsolescence is King" depicts Steve Jobs as a clown king of obsolescence, attended to by 3rd world child laborers mining conflict minerals for use in gadgets, and a 1st world child praying for the latest iPhone model.
  • Planned obsolescence is a strategy used by businesses to generate demand for the continual consumption required for capitalism to sustain itself.
  • Beach wrote "The Apples of New York" in 1905, no mention of the Harrison was made, as it had slipped into obsolescence by the 20th century.

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