Entry from US English dictionary
The application or function for which something is designed or for which it is ultimately used.
- The company modifies its coatings depending on the end use, application or even the equipment the ice cream manufacturer employs.
- ‘If there are concerns about the end use of such chemicals we will closely look at export applications under the consolidated EU national arms export licensing criteria,’ a spokesman said.
- We also are working with partners who have a long, long record of accountability for the appropriate use of funding, and we will track and audit those expenses all the way again to the end use.
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Syllabification: end use
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