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utilize

verb [T] formal (UK usually utilise) uk   /ˈjuː.tɪ.laɪz/  us   /-t̬əl.aɪz/
to use something in an effective way: The vitamins come in a form that is easily utilized by the body.
utilizable
adjective (UK usually utilisable) uk   /ˈjuː.tɪ.laɪ.zə.bl̩/  us   /-t̬əl.aɪ-/
utilization
noun [U] (UK usually utilisation) uk   /ˌjuː.tɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-t̬əl.ɪ-/
Sensible utilization of the world's resources is a priority.
Translations of “utilize”
in Arabic يَستَخدِم…
in Korean 활용하다, 이용하다…
in Malaysian menggunakan…
in French utiliser…
in Turkish yararlanmak, faydalanmak…
in Italian utilizzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使用, 利用, 應用…
in Russian использовать…
in Polish wykorzystywać…
in Vietnamese sử dụng, tận dụng…
in Spanish utilizar…
in Portuguese utilizar, fazer uso de…
in Thai ใช้ประโยชน์…
in German verwenden…
in Catalan utilitzar, aprofitar…
in Japanese ~を利用する…
in Indonesian menggunakan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使用, 利用, 应用…
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