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utilize

verb [T] uk formal ( UK usually utilise)   /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 ( UK usually utilisable)   /ˈjuː.tɪ.laɪ.zə.bl̩/ us    /-t̬əl.aɪ-/
utilization
noun [U] uk ( UK usually utilisation)   /ˌjuː.tɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-t̬əl.ɪ-/
Sensible utilization of the world's resources is a priority.
Translations of “utilize”
in Korean 활용하다, 이용하다…
in Arabic يَستَخدِم…
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 Spanish utilizar…
in Portuguese utilizar, fazer uso de…
in German verwenden…
in Catalan utilitzar, aprofitar…
in Japanese ~を利用する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使用, 利用, 应用…
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