nonuse


nonuse
non·use /ˌnän-'yüs/ n
1: failure to use
nonuse of land
2: the fact or condition of not being used

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

nonuse
I noun abeyance, absence, abstinence, desuetude, disusage, disuse, forebearance, neglect, nonemployment, nonutilization, suspension II index abatement (extinguishment), abolition, cancellation, desuetude, discontinuance (act of discontinuing), disuse

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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