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English definition of “disuse”

disuse

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