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usefulness Line breaks: use|ful|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈjuːsf(ʊ)lnəs/

Definition of usefulness in English:


[mass noun]
The quality or fact of being useful: faults that affect the book’s usefulness
More example sentences
  • We throw away stuff not because it's outlived its usefulness or functionality but its novelty.
  • In the light of this we want to question the usefulness and convenience of maintaining this on the agenda.
  • Vases, for example, derive their value from their usefulness or desirability for humans.
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