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Obsoletion vs. Obsolescence — What's the Difference?

Obsoletion vs. Obsolescence — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Obsoletion and Obsolescence

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Obsoletion

Obsolescence.
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Obsolescence

Obsolescence is the state of being which occurs when an object, service, or practice is no longer maintained, required, or degraded even though it may still be in good working order.The international standard IEC 62402:2019 Obsolescence Management defines obsolescence as the "transition from available to unavailable from the manufacturer in accordance with the original specification".Obsolescence frequently occurs because a replacement has become available that has, in sum, more advantages compared to the disadvantages incurred by maintaining or repairing the original. Obsolete also refers to something that is already disused or discarded, or antiquated.
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Obsolescence

Being in the process of passing out of use or usefulness; becoming obsolete.
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Obsolescence

(Biology) Becoming reduced during the course of evolution; vestigial or nearly vestigial. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.
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Obsolescence

(uncountable) The state of being obsolete—no longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected.
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Obsolescence

(countable) The process of becoming obsolete, outmoded or out of date.
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Obsolescence

The state of becoming obsolete.
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Obsolescence

The process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date;
A policy of planned obsolescence
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