Origin of planned obsolescence
Words nearby planned obsolescence
How to use planned obsolescence in a sentence
One is planned obsolescence, where manufacturers purposefully design devices to not last as long as they theoretically could.How a new executive order might help your phone last longer|Sara Chodosh|July 19, 2021|Popular-Science
As she discussed her understanding of the voting rights campaign and how she planned to recreate it, I grew more relieved.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Rather than downing a handful of pills, I planned to take my life by opening a vein in each wrist.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
However, an article designed to act as a tie-in to the piece has been published as planned in the BBC magazine Radio Times.Pulled Documentary Says William Felt ‘Used’ by Charles’ Push for Camilla|Tom Sykes|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“You may be the only person at that rally,” Bratton said of those who planned to show up.
Not that he ever planned to engage in the controversy directly.
But the day he planned to start was very cold—the mercury stood twenty-seven below zero.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
A general rising was planned in Lombardy, but failed, as the Austrians received news of the proposed cession of Milan.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The deposed ruler plotted and planned all kinds of schemes whereby he might be restored to his old position of authority.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
He planned to make an early start from Pend d' Oreille, and thus reach Walsh by riding late the next night.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
That was already planned; but Hugh had mentally made an addition to the plan, of which he had said not a word.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for planned obsolescence
Cultural definitions for planned obsolescence
Incorporating into a product features that will almost certainly go out of favor in a short time, thereby inducing the consumer to purchase a new model of the product. Placing sweeping tail fins on an automobile was an example of planned obsolescence.