Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

outmoded/outdated

outmodedoutdated
Meaning(s)
1) gone out of fashion, no longer popular
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • outmoded way of doing sth, outdated software/technology
  • Analysis

    Something which is ’outmoded’ or ’outdated’ is no longer in fashion or trendy. Something ’outdated’ might not be the preferred way of doing or approaching something anymore. 

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. I think I need a new laptop. This one is getting really outdated, and it's not compatible with software updates.
    2. None of these apps work on my phone because it's running an outdated operating system.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The company was really suffering because of their outmoded production method. Their competitors were doing it the new way.
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