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English definition of “usage”

usage

noun
 
 
/ˈjuːsɪdʒ/
WORDS [C, U] the way that words are used: a guide to English grammar and usageTerminology and vocabulary
AMOUNT [U] the amount of something that is used, or the way that something is used: restrictions on water usageUsing and misusing
(Definition of usage from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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