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使う, 遣う, つかう
Conjugated: 使わ...
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to use (a thing, method, etc.), to make use of, to put to use
See 人使い
2. to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.), to employ, to handle, to manage, to manipulate
3. to use (time, money, etc.), to spend, to consume
See 言葉遣い
4. to use (language), to speak
お湯を全部使わないで。
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使わざるを得ず, つかわざるをえず
Expression
forced to use, forced into a position
使わざるを得ない, つかわざるをえない
Expression, See 使わざるを得ず・つかわざるをえず
forced to use, forced into a position
つかわす, 遣わす, 使わ
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to send, to dispatch, to despatch
Auxiliary verb, Usually in kana, after て form, slightly pompous
2. to bestow (favour, etc.), to grant (e.g. pardon)
あなたは誰ですか。私たちを遣わした人々に返事がしたいのです。