English noun: utilization
|1.||utilization (act) the act of using|
|Samples||He warned against the use of narcotic drugs.|
Skilled in the utilization of computers.
|Synonyms||employment, exercise, usage, use, utilisation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||abuse, application, development, exploitation, misuse, play, practical application, practice, recycling|
|2.||utilization (state) the state of having been made use of|
|Samples||The rate of utilization.|