utilization

Utilization is a fancy way of saying "use." A team's utilization of a gym for practices might need to continue until it stops raining.

You can see the verb utilize in utilization. When you utilize something, you use it, whether it is a tool, like when you utilize a pen to write something down, or a skill or talent, like the speed you utilize when you run a race. So utilization is the act of using, like the utilization of your voice that enables you to sing a song.

Definitions of utilization
  1. noun
    the act of using
    “skilled in the utilization of computers”
    synonyms: employment, exercise, usage, use, utilisation
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    practice
    the exercise of a profession
    play
    utilization or exercise
    abuse, misuse
    improper or excessive use
    development, exploitation
    the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
    recycling
    the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
    application, practical application
    the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
    sustainability
    the use of methods that do not cause long-term harm to the environment or deplete natural resources
    consultancy
    the practice of giving expert advice within a particular field
    cosmetology
    the practice of beautifying the face and hair and skin
    dental practice
    the practice of dentistry
    law practice
    the practice of law
    medical practice
    the practice of medicine
    optometry
    the practice of an optometrist
    private practice
    the practice of a profession independently and not as an employee
    drug abuse, habit, substance abuse
    excessive use of drugs
    land development
    making an area of land more useful
    water development, water program, water project
    making an area of water more useful
    bottle collection
    collecting bottles for reuse
    misapplication
    wrong use or application
    engineering, technology
    the practical application of science to commerce or industry
    overexploitation, overuse, overutilisation, overutilization
    exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
    capitalisation, capitalization
    the act of capitalizing on an opportunity
    commercialisation, commercialization
    the act of commercializing something; involving something in commerce
    electrification
    the act of providing electricity
    unitisation, unitization
    the joint development of a petroleum resource that straddles territory controlled by different companies
    witching
    the use or practice of witchcraft
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    activity
    any specific behavior
  2. noun
    the state of having been made use of
    “the rate of utilization
    synonyms: utilisation
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    state
    the way something is with respect to its main attributes
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