nonreusable

adjective
non·​re·​us·​able | \ ˌnän-(ˌ)rē-ˈyü-zə-bəl How to pronounce nonreusable (audio) \

Definition of nonreusable

: not capable of being used again or intended to be used again : not reusable a nonreusable syringe nonreusable plastic bottles

Examples of nonreusable in a Sentence

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, "Palo Alto becomes first Bay Area city to ban plastic produce bags. But is it enough?," 10 June 2019

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First Known Use of nonreusable

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonreusable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonreusable. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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