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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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The letter claimed that instead of buying food, recipients "spend their income on tattoos, taxis, takeaways, perfumed candles, shower gel and every other piece of useless crap out of Poundland".
The thing laptops are useless to they are all to our Jackie Ms Conway said: "It's an awful thing to happen so close to Christmas.
Using something as useless as straw to create alluring pieces of art is a testament to the brilliance and mastery of this artist.
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If young ones can't get onto the property ladder it's all down to our useless, out-of-touch Tory government and their equally useless Tory policies.
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until 1:00 p.m., a unit of the Army will detonate useless ammunition in the vicinity of Souk El-Gharb region in Aley.
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Cowell, who made his fortune in the music business before starring in the ITV show, said he was "useless" in class but then found a way to achieve success.