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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of utilise.

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  • adj. put to use

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Examples

  • PluginID I undergo that the essential word utilised for this matter is 'personal development'.

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  • The lack of expertise results in sophisticated management systems not being optimally utilised, which is to the detriment of Armscor ",

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  • Fewer show the transfer of foreign funds in their bank accounts or provide any details of how they have "utilised" the funds.

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  • Though it is quite evident that militants have 'utilised' the floods to their own advantage, some damage has also been inflicted on al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban, TTP and various Punjabi terrorist organizations as a result of the floods, though its exact quantum is difficult to estimate.

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  • Deloitte said that as part of its "sustainability agenda" it looked at the reports which were most accessed and decided to drop those not "utilised" as much.

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  • 'utilised' terrorism as an instrument of state policy against India.

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  • After instigating an attempt to undermine the unity of the Formula One Teams 'Association (FOTA) with a voluntary budget cap of £30 million from 2010 - a measure cloaked by the confusion over this year's points-scoring system - Max has opportunistically utilised a vital ambiguity in the new technical regulations to sow further seeds of division.

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  • But some guys were a little over-ambitious and saved their entitlements until they had accumulated as much as four to six weeks – and then the war ended and they wished they had utilised such free time more economically!

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  • In other words, it's a nasty piece of snobbery which is utilised to advertise the ostensibly positive aspects of someone's personality.

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  • The horror story The Tapestry Gate also has an otherworldly portal contained therein, but is utilised in an horrific vein, as opposed to fantasy adventure.

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