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the use of resources/technology/computers
Farmers are reducing the use of pesticides on food crops.
Their unnecessary use of force has endangered peace efforts.
These rollers have a variety of manufacturing uses.
This is not the best use of your talents.
I kept hoping to find a use for it.
We can have the use of the hall every Thursday.
The pool was built for the exclusive use of residents.
He lost the use of his legs in a car crash.
This use is common among young people.
This book is no use whatever.
I'm no use at mending things.
Get some rest or you'll be of no use to anyone.
Can I be of any use?
This information may be of use to him.
Computers first came into use in the early 1950s.
New halfpennies went out of use because too many were lost.
I know you don't like him, but he has his uses.
Take the books. I have no use for them now.
I have no use for a liar.
I'll be glad to see the building in use again.
It's no use. We'll never get there on time.
It's no use asking me. I don't know.
Why doesn't she make use of her singing talent?
I hope you've made good use of your time.
Do you promise to put the money to good use?
She realized there was no use arguing with him.
What's the use? We're bound to lose anyway.
What's the use of complaining?
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a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a small sour red fruit that grows on a bush
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of use from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.