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English definition of “use”

use

verb (IN THE PAST)
use to     /ˈjuːsˌtə/ In negative sentences and questions, 'use to' replaces 'used to' when it follows 'did' or 'didn't': Did he use to be the doctor in 'Star Trek'? We didn't use to go out much in the winter months.In the past
(Definition of use verb (IN THE PAST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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