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English definition of “usage”

usage

noun [U]     /ˈjuːsɪdʒ/
the process of using something: The software allows marketers to track the usage patterns of each customer.
the amount of something used, such as energy, internet time, etc.: The plan offers unlimited internet usage. usage charges/fees/rates
usage occasion MARKETING the times of day, etc. when someone uses a particular product or service, and the reasons that they use it: Online marketers apply usage occasion data to target consumers at the most effective times.
(Definition of usage noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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