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phaseout

or phase-out

[feyz-out] /ˈfeɪzˌaʊt/
noun
1.
an act or instance of phasing out; planned discontinuation or expiration.
Origin of phaseout
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60; noun use of verb phrase phase out
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