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English definition of “disuse”

disuse

noun [U] uk   /dɪsˈjuːs/ us  
the condition of not being used (any longer): The church was recently restored after decades of disuse.
disused
adjective uk   /-ˈjuːzd/ us  
Many disused railway lines have become public footpaths.
(Definition of disuse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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