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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Out-of-date; old-fashioned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Being out of date; antiquated; outmoded; unfashionable.

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  • adjective Out of date, old-fashioned, antiquated.
  • adjective Out of date; not the latest one.

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  • adjective old; no longer valid or fashionable

Etymologies

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out +‎ dated

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Examples

  • You yourself have used the term outdated when referencing less than a forty year period.

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  • To that end, Mr. Silbert is lobbying Congress to change what he calls "outdated" rules that "have had a negative effect on private companies' ability to raise capital and compensate their employees."

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  • "I don't think anyone in the public feels safe," Jeffries said as she urged the council to change what she called outdated and lenient laws.

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  • "I don't think anyone in the public feels safe," she said as she urged the council to change what she called outdated and lenient laws.

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  • "I don't think anyone in the public feels safe," Jeffries said as she urged the council to change what she called outdated and lenient laws.

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  • WASHINGTON Reuters - President Barack Obama asked Congress on Friday for sweeping authority to consolidate trade and business-related parts of the federal government to untangle what he called an "outdated bureaucratic maze" and help boost exports.

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  • WASHINGTON Reuters - President Barack Obama asked Congress on Friday for sweeping authority to consolidate trade and business-related parts of the federal government to untangle what he called an "outdated bureaucratic maze" and help boost exports.

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  • WASHINGTON Reuters - President Barack Obama asked Congress on Friday for sweeping authority to consolidate trade and business-related parts of the federal government to untangle what he called an "outdated bureaucratic maze" and help boost exports.

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  • "Basically, I don't believe in God," says Rocio Cangas, one of those protesting the cost of the pope's visit and what she calls an outdated link between church and state.

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  • He said it was disappointing that some people had what he called "outdated" attitudes to birds of prey on their land.

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