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planned/built-in obsolescence

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplanned/built-in obsolescenceplanned/built-in obsolescenceBBTIwhen a product is designed so that it will soon become unfashionable or impossible to use and will need replacing the planned obsolescence of some software obsolescence
Examples from the Corpus
planned/built-in obsolescenceSo they followed their cousins in the car industry and made their buildings with built-in obsolescence.
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