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usageus‧age /ˈjuːsɪdʒ, ˈjuːz-/ ●○○ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]SLL the way that words are used in a language a book on modern English usage2 [uncountable]USE something the way in which something is used, or the amount of it that is used Water usage is increasing.
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usageThat, in turn, amplifies credit card usage figures.Best of all, Dialplus usage is charged on time only, not the volume of data transmitted.Promote the efficient usage of all forms of energy to reduce consumption.Gas usage fell by almost 14 percent.The Host Connection Services offer two pricing options-a fixed monthly fee and unlimited usage-or usage based pricing.He expects widespread usage of computer technology to be commonplace before that time.
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