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noun usage pronunciation in British English /ˈjuːsɪdʒ/
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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
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    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
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… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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