(1) He assured journalists this did not mean the present system was defunct .(2) The Mercury music prize has been running for so long that the corporate sponsor whose name it bears is now defunct .(3) On Tuesday, I am going to Radio Rhema at the now defunct train station and am initiating the beginning of the end.(4) The first phase of a Ôö¼├║1 million project to transform a defunct railway track into a leisure trail is under way.(5) It was created to be worn by the chairman of the now defunct Cleveland County Council, which was abolished in 1996.(6) Though the treaty is all but defunct , its goals remain laudable.(7) The orders they receive, however, are for food via a dumbwaiter sent from the defunct restaurant above.(8) When it burnt down three years ago Bill built himself a new hut from palettes and reclaimed materials from a defunct taxi business.(9) Just walk around the defunct City Arts Centre and see what looms ahead.(10) His father worked for 29 years for the now defunct men's clothing chain.(11) The following humorous extract, written by Leo, was in a story published in a long defunct magazine.(12) The revelation that a number of shops are welcoming back the officially defunct currency illustrates the mood.(13) The waste from a defunct reactor is full of plutonium, a highly toxic metal used as the explosive in atomic bombs.(14) The forum, which started in 1993 and is now defunct , was funded by local authorities around the country.(15) The last address I could find for you was in the Detroit area, but it's now defunct .(16) Though defunct since 1997, many companies continued issuing them for some years later to be on the safe side.