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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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One broader point is that RBV is one school of strategic management originally developed in the private sector which now appears to be transferring inter sectorally into the health management domain, thereby usefully broadening the field's theoretical repertoire.
There is also the reminder that Australian educators can usefully draw upon the experiences of colleagues in other countries, such as the USA and Canada, with longer research and practice histories in primary-secondary transition.
ICPAC identified a few topics that it thought such a forum could usefully address, including developing consensus on best practices in merger review; improving international enforcement cooperation against illegal cartels and market-blocking private and governmental restraints; considering principles for extraterritorial jurisdiction and protocols in the event of clashes between nations; examining frontier subjects that are quintessentially global, such as e-commerce and transnational cartel arrangements; establishing an information center that serves as a repository of information regarding competition laws, policies, and practices around the world; and supporting technical assistance on capacity building in developing nations.
Wireless technologies allow companies and businesses to exploit the Internet to improve the bottom line efficiently and usefully, Sajna Hebert says.
Indeed, when privately owned public spaces work well, as they do in a substantial nu mber of cases, the "publicness" of the City is usefully enhanced.
The conceptualisation and methodology of a Marxian-oriented social history can usefully be applied to reveal the confrontation between labour and capital and the rural-urban relationship.
The behavior of the system is representative of several commercial electrolytes and may be employed usefully as a model or "test bed" for exploring the "superfilling" phenomenon.
There are opportunities to "talk" with online customers both in real time--as book vendors, online auctioneers and other vendors do--through automated software and, more usefully, through data interpretation.
Clearly, there are always deals on the table but it usefully underlines Candle's current dilemma as it tries to decide what it wants to be, a systems management company for the internet age or an EAI enterprise application integration vendor.
In his piercing preface Indiana writes, "One could usefully argue that many of American society's most admired figures, its so-called role models, from CEOs to movie stars, including some of Versace's most audible mourners after the event, could easily qualify as sociopaths, the culture of narcissism having segued some years ago into the culture of total-self-aggrandizement-by-whatever-means-present-themselves." In an era that turns fellating interns into superstars, it's hard to dispute such points.
O'Hare is no relativist and could easily have expanded his book by drawing on resources in Christian tradition to support "belief about Jesus Christ and the experience for Christians of Jesus Christ as the Near Presence of the Holy One." In dealing with traditional Christology, however, he might more usefully have summarized the position of a sophisticated contemporary representative of such a position, and then pointed out its shortcomings.
Albrecht of Imperial College in London, "but I have yet to see that amazement translated into practical questions." He suggests that speculation about quantum computers-much discussed but so far unrealized-can usefully illuminate the inner workings of quantum mechanics.