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disused

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Pronunciation: /dɪsˈjuːzd
 
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Definition of disused in English:

adjective

No longer being used: they held an exhibition in a disused warehouse
More example sentences
  • A teenager died when he fell through the roof of a disused warehouse while playing with his friends.
  • The band's first gig was in a friend's bedroom and their next was in a disused warehouse in Glasgow.
  • It could have remained that way, disused and neglected, gathering dust and cobwebs.
Synonyms
unused, no longer in use, fallen into disuse, unemployed, idle;
neglected, abandoned, deserted, vacated, evacuated, unoccupied, uninhabited, empty;
discontinued, obsolete, defunct, superannuated, moribund

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