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use

 [ūs]
the applying of something to a specific desired purpose.
substance use substance abuse.
substance use (omaha) in the omaha system, a client problem in the health related behaviors domain, defined as the inappropriate consumption of medicines, drugs, or other materials including prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, street drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.

utilisation

The use or amount of usage (per unit population) of healthcare or other services; the pattern of use of a service or type of service in a specified time, usually expressed in rate per unit of population-at-risk for a given period—e.g., number of hospital admissions/year/1,000 persons enrolled in an HMO.

use

Vox populi Utilize. See Illegal use of controlled dangerous substances, Intravenous drug use, Misuse, Off-label use, Overuse, Substance use, Underuse.
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When system administrators set up RAID configurations, they naturally make decisions about key parameters-cache size, for example--that they may want to change as the system gets used and applications are added and subtracted.
Third, once the defense gets used to you playing the ball to the near post, they will begin creating more room for you to play the ball to the far post.
The same software component reuse that enables developers and managers to decrease development costs and speed time to market also increases the likelihood that--without adequate controls--code gets used inappropriately.
I don't think the human body ever gets used to waking up at 3:45 in the morning to go to work,'' he said.
The Georgian international is fast-tracking his way to becoming a favourite among the Ibrox faithful with four goals in three games - but Numan believes he will be even better once he settles in at the club and gets used to their style of play.