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(of a system) become operational.
- ‘The new Cambridge Journals Online system went live in October 2000.’
- ‘After the system has gone live, the consultants continue to train the users while they're doing their jobs.’
- ‘In almost every case, the client would be better off waiting until the application goes live before testing, rather than testing an incomplete ensemble of code and components.’
- ‘The University of Liverpool today unveiled a new supercomputer cluster which is expected to be one of the World's 100 most powerful systems when it goes live next month.’
- ‘Six months later, in June 2001, our new Web site went live.’
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