nonuse

noun non·use \ ˌnän-ˈyüs \

Definition of nonuse

1 : failure to use
  • nonuse of available material
2 : the fact or condition of not being used

First Known Use of nonuse

1542

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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nonuse

noun non·use \ ˌnän-ˈyüs \

legal Definition of nonuse

1 : failure to use
  • nonuse of land
2 : the fact or condition of not being used

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