Definitions

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  • n. The failure to make use of something, especially a property

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Examples

  • The final value component, known as nonuse value, was first proposed by John V. Krutilla in 1967.

    Total economic value

  • Six months later, Target Corp. filed a challenge with the Canadian Registrar of Trademarks, arguing that the trademark should be invalidated for nonuse.

    Target Goes to Canadian Court

  • Six months later, however, Target Corp. filed a challenge with the federal Registrar of Trademarks, arguing that the trademark should be invalidated for nonuse.

    Target Faces Hurdle in Canada

  • I generally don't use 16-bit applications anymore, but I do have one very important 16-bit application that's been affected -- an old (and now completely unsupported) version of the Compuserve WinCIM e-mail program that stored messages in its proprietary format rather than as simple ASCII text -- trying to launch it after many months of nonuse was how I discovered the problem even existed.

    iPhone 4 Press Conference, More -- Personal Tech Live with Rob Pegoraro

  • The tradition of nonuse would end if terrorists obtain nuclear weapons and use them.

    Debating Obama's New Nuclear Doctrine

  • In the next arms-control negotiations, preserving the nonuse of nuclear weapons will be the most important requirement.

    Debating Obama's New Nuclear Doctrine

  • WSJ Symposium Debating Obama's New Nuclear Doctrine In the next arms-control negotiations, preserving the nonuse of nuclear weapons will be the most important requirement.

    Numbers Aren't the Key Issue

  • According to Freedman, “the study of nuclear strategy is therefore the study of their nonuse of these weapons.” 735 in a large way, the nuclear option is a chain around the nuclear countries, limiting their options and forcing alternatives, such as actions through other nations, the careful placement of strategic missile launch sites and a healthy dose of fear of their use.

    On Nuclear Politics « worlds in a grain of sand

  • Because homoerotic standards of beauty can differ greatly from heteronorms with respect to age, nonuse of makeup, body type and fat distribution patterns.

    Pushing Beauty Boundaries With YouTube « Gender Across Borders

  • I went in and found that the stewpot, far from being full of cold stew, was actually dusty from nonuse.

    Enjoyment

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