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Now the organization that oversees the ratings is mothballing its consumer-facing portion, and expediting an independent review of the system’s data and methodology.

From Quartz

Airlines mothballed planes, furloughed workers, and incentivized people to leave with early retirement and buyouts packages.

After five years in storage, apparently without mothballs, the college’s jerseys were rife with holes and most of the pads were literally coming apart at the seams.

NASA lost access to low-Earth orbit for nearly a decade after the retirement of the Space Shuttle, and if the ISS is mothballed, both the space agency and the space industry will lose out.

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On this page you'll find 137 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mothball, such as: conserve, defend, freeze, keep, perpetuate, and protect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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