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    Question no longer in use / no longer using

    I have a document that I do not use it anymore because i have terminated the account, or the details are not relevant anymore.

    I wish to label it as "no longer in use" is that correct?
    Or is "no longer using" correct?
    Or is "not in use" correct?

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    Re: no longer in use / no longer using

    I would go for either "Not in use" or "No longer in use" or even "No longer required". Is there some reason why you can't just delete the document if you don't need it any more?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: no longer in use / no longer using

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I would go for either "Not in use" or "No longer in use" or even "No longer required". Is there some reason why you can't just delete the document if you don't need it any more?
    I want to keep the document for future reference purpose.

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    Re: no longer in use / no longer using

    I suggest the word "defunct".

    My native language is the same as yours - Chinese.

    Not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: no longer in use / no longer using

    . People who use words like that in that sort of context are generally more interested in showing off than in communicating.

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    Re: no longer in use / no longer using

    I hope that I can have something to show off, but I don't have.

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    #7

    Re: no longer in use / no longer using

    'Defunct' is not a word that collocates naturally with 'document'.

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    #8

    Re: no longer in use / no longer using

    Is the word "disused" better?

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    #9

    Re: no longer in use / no longer using

    No, it isn't. ems has already given the most likely suggestions.

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