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unused

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adjective un·used \-ˈyüzd, in the phrase “unused to” usually -ˈyüs(t)\

Simple Definition of unused

  • : not being used : not having been used before

  • : available for use in the future

Full Definition of unused

  1. 1 :  not habituated :  unaccustomed <unused to crowds>

  2. 2 :  not used: as a :  fresh, new <set an unused canvas on the easel> b :  not put to use :  idle <unused land> c :  not consumed :  accrued <unused sick leave>

Examples of unused

  1. The library has been unused for 10 years.

  2. I have four days of unused vacation time left.



14th Century

First Known Use of unused

14th century



UNUSED Defined for Kids

unused

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adjective un·used \ˌən-ˈyüzd, 1 often -ˈyüst before “to”\

Definition of unused

  1. 1 :  not accustomed <I'm unused to this heat.>

  2. 2 :  not having been used before <fresh unused linen>

  3. 3 :  not being used <an unused chair>





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