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noun British English pronunciation: usage /ˈjuːsɪdʒ/ 
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    [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

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      [countable] a particular meaning of a word

      This usage was first recorded in the 19th century.

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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