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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of outserve.

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Examples

  • The fact is they are the remnants of an occupation force that has long outserved its purpose.

    Enduring US Military Bases

  • “I think Gonzales has long, long, long outserved whatever usefulness he might once have had,” wrote Goldberg.

    Conservatives Refuse to Defend Gonzales on Faux News

  • So, while I very much doubt that Schumer-esque conspiracies have that much weight, I think Gonzales has long, long, long outserved whatever usefulness he might once have had.

    07/29/2007

  • But this kind of vote leads me to believe that Sen. Nelson may have outserved his usefulness in the Senate.

    Bill Nelson votes for torture

  • But this kind of vote leads me to believe that Sen. Nelson may have outserved his usefulness in the Senate.

    Archive 2007-05-27

  • ‘It’s simple, really – what Pasolini was showing was fascism in its purest pre-technological form: the belief that you have the right, the privilege, to exert complete control over another being to the point of completely denying them their dignity and essential human rights; to strip them of all individuality and treat them like functional objects, to be discarded when they have outserved their capability.

    Temptation

  • ‘It’s simple, really – what Pasolini was showing was fascism in its purest pre-technological form: the belief that you have the right, the privilege, to exert complete control over another being to the point of completely denying them their dignity and essential human rights; to strip them of all individuality and treat them like functional objects, to be discarded when they have outserved their capability.

    Temptation

  • Moya outserved Philippoussis 15 aces to six and hit nearly three times as many winners (45-17).

    USATODAY.com - News and notes from Day 3 at the French Open

  • She had 29 unforced errors to Henin's 41, outserved the seven-time grand slam winner and even won more points, 96-93.

    NYT > Home Page

  • She had 29 unforced errors to Henin's 41, outserved the seven-time grand slam winner and even won more points, 96-93.

    NYT > Home Page

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