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disuse

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verb dis·use \(ˌ)dis-ˈyüz, dish-\

Definition of disuse

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to discontinue the use or practice of

15th Century

First Known Use of disuse

15th century


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disuse

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noun dis·use \-ˈyüs\

Definition of disuse

  1. :  cessation of use or practice

Examples of disuse in a Sentence

  1. The room was dusty from disuse.

  2. since the car has experienced years of disuse, starting it up won't be easy

15th Century

First Known Use of disuse

15th century



DISUSE Defined for English Language Learners

disuse

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noun

Definition of disuse for English Language Learners

  • : the state of not being used : lack of use


DISUSE Defined for Kids

disuse

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noun dis·use \dis-ˈyüs\

Definition of disuse for Students

  1. :  lack of use



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