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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

use

Vox populi Utilize. See Illegal use of controlled dangerous substances, Intravenous drug use, Misuse, Off-label use, Overuse, Substance use, Underuse.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Using force to defend against serious assaults is a priority because of the gravity of the encounter; using force to make arrests--where there is no immediate threat to the arresting officer or others--is a significant training concern because this use of force is far more common than using force in defense of life.
"After looking at the investment schools have made in this technology, that more than 60 percent of high school students nationwide own a TI-83 Plus, and the numerous testimonials about how students enjoy using the device, it was obvious that we needed to find ways to help schools maximize their use."
Preparing the baseline database using historical data generated by the fleet is the initial step to this process.