disused

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adjective dis·used \-ˈyüzd\

Definition of disused

  1. :  no longer used or occupied :  abandoned disused buildings

Examples of disused in a Sentence

  1. a disused warehouse that had become a den for drug dealers

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DISUSED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of disused for English Language Learners

  • : no longer used


DISUSED Defined for Kids

disused

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adjective dis·used \dis-ˈyüzd\

Definition of disused for Students

  1. :  not used any more


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