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used

[yoozd or for 4, yoost] /yuzd or for 4, yust/
adjective
1.
previously used or owned; secondhand:
a used car.
2.
showing wear or being worn out.
3.
employed for a purpose; utilized.
Idioms
4.
used to, accustomed or habituated to:
I'm not used to cold weather. They weren't used to getting up so early.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see use, -ed2
Related forms
half-used, adjective
well-used, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for halfused

used

/juːzd/
adjective
1.
bought or sold second-hand used cars
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Idioms and Phrases with halfused
In addition to the idiom beginning with used also see: it takes getting used to also see under: use
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