WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
u•ti•lize /ˈyutəˌlaɪz/USA pronunciation v. [+ object],-lized, -liz•ing.

    to put to use, esp. to profitable or practical use:How can we best utilize our limited resources?
u•ti•li•za•tion /ˌyutələˈzeɪʃən/USA pronunciationn. [uncountable]

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utilize, utilise /ˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz/ vb
  1. (transitive) to make practical or worthwhile use of

ˈutiˌlizable, ˈutiˌlisable adj ˌutiliˈzation, ˌutiliˈsation n ˈutiˌlizer, ˈutiˌliser n

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