fallen into disuse

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It was nearly all American news; the old-fashioned cables had fallen into disuse for some years, and the Marconi stations across the ocean and along the Atlantic coastline seemed to have furnished particularly tempting points of attack.
Russia has a less-developed system that has fallen into disuse since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Since most teachers "teach to the test," the E-word has once again fallen into disuse.
One of the specific tasks to be addressed by RescueWare in the country, within the context of the Y2K remediation work, will be the transformation of applications in archaic computing languages which have long since fallen into disuse in the West, he explained.
By the 1960s, most of the eugenics laws in this country had been either repealed, fallen into disuse, or were struck down as violating constitutional guarantees of due process and equal protection.
All traces of this fiscal evasion and subjection disappear by the end of the 17th century, when the system of rewarding the arresting officers had fallen into disuse, and crimes against morality were no longer prosecuted with such vigor.
To illustrate, video systems at Reunica, a major French pension and contingency fund group, had become obsolete and fallen into disuse in the early 1990s.
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's once-famous river transport routes have long fallen into disuse, but the state will witness a revival of transportation through an entirely new water route when sea plane services become a reality.
A statement, submitted with the application, says: "Facilities have evolved in a haphazard fashion over the years whilst other areas have fallen into disuse and disrepair.
He added that museum helpers had looked after a building which had previously fallen into disuse.
Chapels and churches that have fallen into disuse are snapped up by buyers who convert them into homes, often with stunning results.
The century-old five-storey building - once called the Red Rum Hotel - had fallen into disuse in recent years.