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chiefly British English spelling of utilization (q.v.). For spelling, see -ize.

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Examples from the Web for utilisation

Historical Examples

  • Its utilisation for other practical purposes was then suggested.

    Inventions in the Century

    William Henry Doolittle

  • It is to be presumed that elephants are preserved with a view to their utilisation.

  • Hardness and toughness are actual drawbacks in the utilisation of rubber which is required for vulcanising.

  • Mr Hickey proposed the utilisation of the ammoniacal products resulting from his process.

  • An interesting new industry for utilisation of old tins (waste) has arisen in connection with Central Hall, Manchester.