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It Has 5 letters ( u s a g e )         3 vowels ( u a e )         2 consonants ( s g )         Word on the contrary egasu

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Anglo-Norman and Old French _usage_.

From Anglo-Norman and Old French usage.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈjuːsid͡ʒ/, /ˈjuːzid͡ʒ/

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːsid͡ʒ/, /ˈjuːzid͡ʒ/

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

USAGE (_plural_ USAGES) * The manner or the amount of using; use * Habit or accepted practice * (lexicography) The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis. * Correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority. * Geographic, social, or temporal restrictions on the use of words. DERIVED TERMS * usage dictionary * usage guide * usage label * usage lexicography * usage note * usage panel TRANSLATIONS REFERENCES * “usage” in R.R.K. Hartmann and Gregory James, _Dictionary of Lexicography_, Routledge, 1998. * Sydney I. Landau (2001), _Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography,_ 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, p 217.

usage (plural usages)

  1. The manner or the amount of using; use
  2. Habit or accepted practice
  3. (lexicography) The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis.
    1. Correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority.
    2. Geographic, social, or temporal restrictions on the use of words.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* agues, gause

Which the in categoryFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

From Latin _usus_ (Medieval Latin _usagium_) + suffix _-age_.

From Latin usus (Medieval Latin usagium) + suffix -age.

Which the in categoryFRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

USAGE m (_plural_ USAGES) * usage, use * (lexicography) The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are ACTUALLY used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis (as opposed to correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority). RELATED TERMS * usager

usage m (plural usages)

  1. usage, use
  2. (lexicography) The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are actually used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis (as opposed to correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority).

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Which the in categoryFRENCH - ANAGRAMS
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French - Anagrams

* auges, sauge, suage

Which the in categoryFRENCH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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French - External Links

* “usage” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Which the in categoryMIDDLE FRENCH - NOUN
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Middle French - Noun

USAGE m (_plural_ USAGES) * habit; custom

usage m (plural usages)

  1. habit; custom


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