Definition of 'disused'
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From the outside it still looks a bit like the disused airfield it once was. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The cause of a blaze that destroyed a disused furniture warehouse yesterday afternoon was unknown. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Officials said the most likely source was a main at a disused factory. The Sun (2006)Since the economic downturn there has been an increase in the use of disused warehouses for production. The Sun (2012)These sales can last for anything from an hour online to a full day in a disused warehouse. The Sun (2013)People who explore disused mines will qualify so long as they do not stop too often for a breather. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The 35-year-old father lay dead nearby at the bottom of a disused quarry. The Sun (2012)There were always stories about the Russian prisoners of war in the disused factory beyond the brewery. BomberOfficers seized 100 plants from the factory in a disused nightclub. The Sun (2015)The disused warehouse opened in 1985 and became a legendary venue. The Sun (2011)So many need to be held onto that thousands are kept at a disused salt mine in Kent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I thought it best if we met in a disused warehouse. The Sun (2009)If she has got this wrong, it could prove so costly that she may need a disused mine to hide in. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They kept referring to the site as high unspoilt fell, ignoring that it is on the side of a disused quarry above a busy road. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Three were killed in competitions or practices, four race fans died on the roads and one biker died in an accident at a disused airfield. The Sun (2007)They sought a disused building, which for about 1 million could be converted. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's a trend that has given a new lease of life to neglected race tracks and disused airfields up and down the country and boosted rural employment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This disused quarry is the deepest inland dive centre in the UK and will provide a unique backdrop for those all-important wedding pictures. The Sun (2015)Detectives placed the zone under surveillance months ago, but it was only last week that they detected the disused farm buildings that were the gang's base. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'disused'
British English: disused ADJECTIVE
A disused place or building is empty and is no longer used.
...a disused airfield.
Definition of disused from the Collins English Dictionary
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