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utility

Pronunciation: /juːˈtɪləti/

Translation of utility in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (usefulness) [formal] utilidad (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) utility furniture mobiliario (masculine) funcional or práctico
    Example sentences
    • This last appendix is useful, however its utility could have been improved by including a World Wide Web address for each of these companies.
    • She has certainly convinced the reviewers of the value of exercise for all persons and particularly of its efficacy and utility for clinical populations.
    • I'm sure there's some utility in emergency services practicing working together, but this seems far too choreographed to root out real bugs in the response system.
    1.2 countable/numerable
    (public service utility)
    empresa (feminine) de servicio público

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