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English definition of “unused”

unused

adjective

unused adjective (NOT USED)

  /ʌnˈjuːzd/   not being used at present, or never having been used: You might as well take your father's car - there's no point in having it sit there unused in the garage.Using and misusing

unused adjective (NOT FAMILIAR)

be unused to sth     /ʌnˈjuːst/ to not be familiar with a particular habit or experience: If you're unused to exercise your joints may ache the next day. I'm unused to getting up so early.Unknown and unfamiliar
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