disused disused

Definition(s):

  • (adj) no longer in use

Usage(s):

  1. It's all right, occasionally, to revisit currently disused genres.
  2. The building was a dingy single-story block, drab, dim-lit and apparently disused.
  3. But the trick was turning an old, disused orbiting space station into America's ultimate entertainment destination.

News

  • Anti-squatting: protection for vacant offices

    By Mark John PARIS (Reuters) - The four men occupying the disused food wholesale facility in northern Paris are not just tenants - they're guards. Engineer Simon Lavalette and three others - a journalist, an ex-fireman and a construction worker - live in the building, which sits in a row of empty premises waiting for business tenants on the banks of the Seine. The men face no obligation to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I can read him and I can f--king play him like a slightly disused arcade game," added Noel summing-up the full extent of his manipulation. "I can make him make decisions that he thinks are his but really they're mine. Without fighting. It's...
    on Oct 5, 2005 By: Noel Gallagher Source: Ultimate-Guitar.Com

  2. "They live in disused houses, hangars or abandoned factories, with no running water, electricity or heat, often surrounded by rubbish that attracts rats and packs of stray dogs," said Antonio Virgilio, MSF's head of mission in Calabria.
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Virgil Source: BBC News

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