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utility

(Public service), noun public business, public company, public corporation, public industry

utility

(Usefulness), noun adequacy, advantage, applicability, avail, benefit, convenience, efficacy, employability, fruitfulness, function, helpfulness, practicality, productiveness, productivity, profit, service, serviceability, suitability, usability, use, value
Foreign phrases: Omne magnum exemplum habet aliquid ex iniquo, quod publica utilitate compensatur.Every great example has some unfairness, which is compensated by the public utility.
See also: advantage, appliance, behalf, benefit, betterment, expedience, feasibility, function, help, instrument, profit, propriety, tool, use, value, worth
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WATER THRILL Enjoying getting to know each other GOING SWIMMINGLY Pair have struck up an incredible relationship IN DEEP Ute and Mara play in chilly water MAKING WAVES Ute Margreff and dolphin pal Mara off the coast of Co Galway
Hirosuke Noro, president of Zero System, said the firm had been asking Hirata to sell Chiyoda Ute shares for several years in a bid to bolster its ties with the plasterboard maker, to which his company provides fuel.
According to Ute the core value of therapeutic riding lies in vestibular stimulation--the movement of inner-ear hair and fluids deep within the ear tubes.
I was aware that the road was full of petrol and diesel and that the Ute could blow at any moment.
Realize that despite all of the attention to trucks and utes, the midsize market is still the single biggest vehicle category.
The only thing the Commodore-based Ute was missing was a Chevy bow tie on the grille and a couple of El Camino SS decals on the rear flanks.
On appeal, the Tenth Circuit reversed this finding, holding (apparently after asserting herculean ingenuity) that the term coal was indeed ambiguous, and any ambiguity should be resolved in favor of the sovereign, which in this case is the Southern Ute tribe.
The protagonist Tom Black Bull, a Ute Indian, finds himself caught between the old Ute culture and that of white America seeking the assimilation of Indians.
The rutted track to Euterpe Taylor's house cut through freshly-mowed alfalfa fields along the Pine River bottomlands of Colorado's Southern Ute Reservation.