Definition of disused
: no longer used or occupied : abandoned disused buildings
Examples of disused in a Sentence
a disused warehouse that had become a den for drug dealers
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Kamoto stands on a disused bridge over a stream and watches as the herd moves tentatively out of the enclosure into their new sanctuary.
When the Wardman Park Hotel was getting rid of its furniture, Lou bought it and stuck it in a disused grocery store on 17th Street NW.
Zaha Hadid's plan for the redevelopment of a disused factory in Belgrade, Serbia, gives a lesson in regeneration with style.
Workers scooped out the soggy earth around a disused dry dock, leaving the concrete shell intact.
The Binghamton nabe was once a disused industrial stretch east of Midtown.
With the reunification of Germany in 1990, this city was littered with uninhabited buildings and large sections of valuable but disused land along the strip where the Berlin Wall once stood.
Paying three million dollars for a windowless condominium in a disused missile silo seems like a punitive tariff by comparison, but one that the ultra-rich can clearly afford to pay.
Residents have tried to improvise, using old kerosene heaters to keep warm and restarting previously disused community ovens for cooking and baking.
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Definition of disused for English Language Learners
: no longer used
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Definition of disused for Students
: not used any more
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