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Use of something

legacy

noun

the principle that a thing which exists as a result of something that happened in the past can later be used in a different way

upcycling

noun

the reuse of objects or materials to create a product of higher value or quality than the original

application

noun

a particular use that something has

consumption

noun

the use of something such as fuel or energy, or the amount that people use

exploitation

noun

the process of making use of something so that you gain as much as possible from it

usage

noun

the process of using something

operation

noun

used about the way that something such as a rule or an idea is used

application

noun

the use of a particular method, process, law, etc.

implementation

noun

the process of implementing something

wear

noun

the continuous use that something has over a period of time

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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