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phase out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phase-outverb

    the act or instance of a planned discontinuation

  2. phase outverb

    terminate gradually


  1. Phase outverb

    To halt (an activity) in steps, or gradually; as, to phase out use of 386-based PC's.


  1. phase outverb

    To remove or relinquish the use of something little by little

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phase out in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phase out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of phase out in a Sentence

  1. David Ritter:

    This is a climate emergency and the prime minister must listen to Australians whose lives are already affected, coal is the number one driver of climate change in Australia - we urgently need a plan to phase out coal power to be replaced by clean energy.

  2. Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska:

    We should start the coal phase-out right now. The Green Deal is a tool which could lead us through a smart energy transformation to achieve climate neutrality by 2050.

  3. Mitzi Jonelle Tan:

    I am angry at the way this COP is not managing climate change as a crisis. We can't even talk about fossil fuels in the final text. Polluters are more welcome than people and this is what we, as youth, will keep doing : fighting to phase-out fossil fuels, i live in the Philippines, one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world, and I am so sick of having to say that sentence over and over and over because I have to keep talking about my climate trauma and my climate anxiety, just so that we understand how urgent the climate crisis is. We have to get past that point. We have to go past the point of having to explain that the climate crisis is here.

  4. The Koch:

    What we've told them all is that right now, we're not supporting anyone, we're telling them that if they want our support, one way to get it is articulating a good message to help Americans get a better understand and a better appreciation of how certain policies will benefit them and will benefit all America. At the top of that agenda, Charles Koch told attendees this weekend, is convincing elected officials to phase out.

  5. Lisa Drayer:

    Cut back by one serving per day until you're down to one drink per day, then aim for one every other day until you can phase out soft drinks entirely.

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