Examples of unused in a Sentence
The library has been unused for 10 years.
I have four days of unused vacation time left.
Recent Examples of unused from the Web
According to an Illinois Department of Public Health pamphlet, water should be idle and unused in pipes and fixtures for at least eight hours but not more than 18 hours prior to a lead test.
An Indiana appeals court has ruled that the state cannot execute prisoners with a previously unused three-drug combination chosen by corrections officials.
The city has a growing surplus of empty office space, including more than 14 million square feet of unused commercial property downtown, about double the vacancy rate of a decade ago.
Sen. Carolyn McGinn, a Sedgwick Republican who chairs the Senate budget committee, has pushed for studies on the cost of tearing down the unused buildings and for the cost of building a new 100-bed unit at Osawatomie.
The mid-sized bell came down next, and was placed at the entrance to the large, unused sanctuary.
A tall, shallow wall cabinet can be installed between studs on an unused side wall or behind a door swing.
St. Charles Township Supervisor John Anderson suggested placing unclaimed remains in an empty unused tomb that had been donated to the township.
Finally, during the fourth and final phase, aptly named the end phase, all unused evade and focus tokens are removed from play.
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First Known Use of unused
UNUSED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unused for English Language Learners
: not being used : not having been used before
: available for use in the future
UNUSED Defined for Kids
Definition of unused for Students
1 : not accustomed I'm unused to this heat.
2 : not having been used before fresh unused linen
3 : not being used an unused chair
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