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ill–use

verb \-ˈyüz\

Definition of ILL-USE

transitive verb
:  to use badly :  maltreat, abuse
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First Known Use of ILL-USE

1841
ILL-USE Defined for Kids

ill–use

verb \ˈil-ˈyüz\
ill–usedill–us·ing

Definition of ILL-USE for Kids

:  to treat badly

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