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noun     usage pronunciation in American English
/ˈjusɪdʒ/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] linguistics the way that words are used by people when they speak and write their language

    There are some major differences between British and American usage.

    in common usage:

    technical terms that are now in common usage

    1. a.
      [countable] a particular meaning of a word

      This usage was first recorded in the 19th century.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of using something

    We charge a monthly usage fee of £6.

    1. a.
      the amount of something that you use
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