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unused

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

: not being used : not having been used before

: available for use in the future

Full Definition of UNUSED

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

First Known Use of UNUSED

14th century
UNUSED Defined for Kids

unused

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

Definition of UNUSED for Kids

1
:  not accustomed <I'm unused to this heat.>
2
:  not having been used before <fresh unused linen>
3
:  not being used <an unused chair>

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