phase out
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phase out(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. eliminar gradualmente
Over the next two years, tariffs on these imports will be phased out.En el transcurso de los dos próximos años, las tarifas sobre estas importaciones se eliminarán gradualmente.
b. retirar paulatinamente
The company informed that they plan to phase out this model.La compañía informó que tienen planeado retirar paulatinamente este modelo.
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phase out
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. eliminar gradualmente or escalonadamente
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phase out
transitive verb
[+machinery, product] retirar progresivamente
these machines will soon be phased out altogether phasing out CFCs will cost tens of millions of pounds some environmental groups say CFCs should be phased out earlier this machine will probably be phased out over the next few years
[+job] eliminar por etapas
twenty thousand jobs are being phased out at IBM they phased out my job in favor of a computer
[+subsidy] eliminar progresivamente
this practice is now being phased out they said the present system of military conscription should be phased out other cost-cutting measures include phasing out subsidies to BBC orchestras over five years the party has proposed phasing out child benefit, or at least scaling it down the free trade pact would phase out tariffs over a 15-year period I would be very happy if sanctions were phased out little by little Washington has proposed that such subsidies should be phased out over a period of a decade
[+production] parar progresivamente
it was planned to phase out production of all other engines Dupont announced that it was phasing out production of CFC 11 and 12 altogether
[+factory, plant] cerrar progresivamente
seven plants are to be phased out over the next three years the government is phasing out nuclear power stations company officials said 21 factories would need to be phased out the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will be phased out these cooperatives are supposed to be phased out and all the land here will be leased individually
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