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usage (s) (noun), usages (pl)
1. A custom or tradition: The practice or usage of putting up a Christmas tree at Christmas time is quite common in many countries.
2. The act of employing something; the established custom of using language and contexts correctly: The usage of your debit card is really important in many aspects of life.

If G√ľnter in Germany wants to use the correct words in his English essay, he should consult a good book on English usage.

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(Greek: custom, habit; character, manners; usage)
(Greek: law, order, arrangement, systematized knowledge of [something]; usage)
(Latin: ritus, religious observance or ceremony; custom, usage)
(confusion exists about usage of "a" and "an" in front of other words)
(Greek: twig; later, in modern usage: repetition, carbon copy, same)
(GPS expected to advance into consumer mainstream)
(ignorance word usage is no excuse for continuing such ignorance)
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Quotes: Word Usage
Ignorance of word meanings is no excuse for continuing such ignorance: word-usage quotes.
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(the origins and more recent usage as a term used in the performances of prestidigitation or "magic")
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abracadabra, its origins and more recent usage
The magic of abracadabra.
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