nonreusable

adjective

non·​re·​us·​able ˌnän-(ˌ)rē-ˈyü-zə-bəl How to pronounce nonreusable (audio)
: not capable of being used again or intended to be used again : not reusable
a nonreusable syringe
nonreusable plastic bottles

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Councilwoman Alison Cormack asked the council Monday to consider adding the phase two requirement that food establishments charge for nonreusable cups and containers to the initial ordinance. Maggie Angst, The Mercury News, 10 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonreusable was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Nonreusable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonreusable. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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