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single-use

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Definition of single-use in English:

adjective

Designed to be used once and then disposed of or destroyed: billions of single-use cups are thrown into landfill sites every year
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  • At this time, the manufacturer has the option of designating the product as single use or reusable.
  • He also claims that the single use disposable equipment is being re-used, rather than disposed of immediately.
  • Cleaning brushes should either be single-use or should be mechanically cleaned and disinfected after each use.

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