be in use(redirected from been in use)
be in use
To be currently occupied or utilized. The shower is in use so you'll have wait for now.
See also: use
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be in/out of ˈusebe/not be being used: We’ll have to find a classroom that’s not in use. ♢ The road’s out of use while it’s being repaired.
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