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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 completed, it could be employed for any military, law enforcement, or civilian use where personnel need to be identified.
Other measures of use can be constructed from dollar amounts or the number of accounts.
If new evidence suggests that a GRAS or prior-sanctioned substance, may be unsafe, federal authorities can prohibit its use or require further studies to determine its safety.
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ILC evaluators might use instruments with established external validity and add items unique to a particular center.
The time that women were considered to be at risk for infection began on the date of first intercourse, and factors potentially affecting the risk of HPV infection--the number of instances of vaginal intercourse, the number of new partners, the frequency, of use of condoms by male partners, each partner's circumcision status and each partner's number of previous partners--were summarized for the eight-month period before each HPV test.
Edgar: We should probably learn how to use [computers] because it would be very helpful.
As a next-generation rechargeable battery that can be 'used immediately after purchase', and once charged, 'can be used anytime', 'eneloop' can be used in all devices that till date use dry cell batteries.
Top Secret, classified and government information will require use of either the 192 or 256 key lengths.
48-1(h)(1)(i) prescribes an all-or-nothing approach, under which mixed-use assets are characterized according to their predominant use.
As environmental enforcement becomes stricter and the quality of paper rises in Asia, the trend will be to use more modified starch to control waste discharge, enhance paper quality, and increase productivity.