Use x Usage: Como utilizar?

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Eu tenho dificuldade na escolha da melhor tradução para "uso" quando usado como substantivo. Ex.:

Is it important to monitor children's Internet usage?
Is it important to monitor children's Internet use?

Daí tem também o usance, utilization, mas eu não costumo querer complicar as coisas.

Outros exemplos de frases são sempre bem-vindos.
Tks in advance.

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Perhaps this will be of help to you.

Use and usage
It seems a good idea to start this series with a fundamental distinction, between use and usage.

What is the difference between ‘use’ and usage’? Both come from the same Latin word usus (noun), which in turn is from the verb uti - to use. So how do they differ?

The difference is subtle but useful.

The noun ‘use’ comes from the verb ‘use’, meaning to employ for a given purpose or put into action, and larger dictionaries will list many variations and adaptations of that basic meaning. Examples are: ‘I use a keyboard to type in these words’ ‘I use a knife and fork to eat my dinner’, ‘I use short words in speaking with small children, because they probably won’t understand long words’. So the noun ‘use’ (with the ‘s’ as in ‘goose’, not, as for the verb, as in ‘cruise’) means a given purpose or application. Examples would be: ‘The English language is in common use around the world’, ‘I put my keyboard to good use’.

For the noun ‘usage’ the basic dictionary definition can look pretty much the same as that for ‘use’, but with ‘usage’ there is a sense of ‘continued’ or ‘common’ use. And with language, the distinction is that ‘usage’ is the way the language is actually used, as distinct from what might look correct if you try to construct a sentence or phrase from a dictionary and grammar book. Examples would be: ‘Although old-fashioned grammarians say you should never split an infinitive, that is done every day in common usage.’ and ‘I was taught at school that every sentence must have a verb, but actual usage shows that many excellent writers include in their work ’sentences’ without verbs, such as ’His arrival at any gathering was always a dramatic event. Bold. Arresting.’

Ref. coachdes.wordpress