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"unused" in British English

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unusedadjective

  • unused adjective (NOT USED)

uk   /ʌnˈjuːzd/ us   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.
  • unused adjective (NOT FAMILIAR)

be unused to sth uk   us   /ʌnˈjuːst/ to not be ​familiar with a ​particularhabit or ​experience: If you're unused to ​exerciseyourmuscles may ​ache the next ​day. I'm unused to getting up so early.
(Definition of unused from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unusedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ʌnˈjuzd/
not being used at ​present, or never having been used: The ​stationaryexercisebikesits unused in the ​basement.
(Definition of unused from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unused”
in Chinese (Simplified) 未用的, 闲置的, 未用过的…
in Turkish kullanılmamış, kullanılmayan…
in Russian неиспользованный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 未用的, 閒置的, 未用過的…
in Polish nieużywany…
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