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reuse

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verb re·use \ (ˌ)rē-ˈyüz \

Definition of reuse

transitive verb
:to use again especially in a different way or after reclaiming or reprocessing
  • the need to reuse scarce resources
  • reuse packing material as insulation

Examples of reuse in a Sentence

  1. I can reuse that container.

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First Known Use of reuse

1843


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reuse

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noun \ -ˈyüs \

Definition of reuse

:further, different, or repeated use

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First Known Use of reuse

1866


REUSE Defined for English Language Learners

reuse

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verb

Definition of reuse for English Language Learners

  • : to use (something) again


REUSE Defined for Kids

reuse

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verb re·use \ rē-ˈyüz \

Definition of reuse for Students

reused; reusing
:to use again


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