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1 utility /juˈtɪləti/ noun
plural utilities
1 utility
/juˈtɪləti/
noun
plural utilities
Learner's definition of UTILITY
[noncount] formal : the quality or state of being useful
[count]
: a service (such as a supply of electricity or water) that is provided to the public usually plural
: a company that provides electricity, water, etc. : public utility often used before another noun
[count] computers : a computer program that does a specific task
2 utility /juˈtɪləti/ adjective
2 utility
/juˈtɪləti/
adjective
Learner's definition of UTILITY
always used before a noun
: designed for general use see also sport-utility vehicle
sports : able to be used in several different positions or roles
: made to be useful rather than decorative
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