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Usance

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Noun

1. usance

the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)

2. consumption, economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services

(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing

Example Sentences:
'the consumption of energy has increased steadily'

3. custom, usage, usance

accepted or habitual practice

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Usance

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noun
1. business
the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the redemption of foreign bills of exchange
2. rare
unearned income
3.  an obsolete word for usage, usury, use

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Usance

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noun
1. 
the time allowed for the payment of a foreign bill of exchange, as established by custom
2.  Obsolete
a. 
use
b. 
usage
c. 
usury

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Usance

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n.
1. The length of time, established by custom and varying between countries, that is allowed for payment of a foreign bill of exchange.
2. Use.
3. Usage; custom.
4. Interest paid on borrowed money.

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