Definition of single-use in English:

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single-use

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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  • Single-use needles make up a significant percentage of the disposable medical device market.
  • Regulations stipulate that all needles used in registered, accredited practices must be disposable, single-use needles.
  • Picture Yourself is a 4-inch tripod with its own timer that straps onto most single-use cameras.

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