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  1. utility

    • IPA[yo͞oˈtilədē]

    美式

    • n.
      the state of being useful, profitable, or beneficial;(in game theory or economics) a measure of that which is sought to be maximized in any situation involving a choice.
    • adj.
      useful, especially through being able to perform several functions;denoting a player capable of playing in several different positions in a sport
    • noun: utility, plural noun: public utilities

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the state of being useful, profitable, or beneficial he had a poor opinion of the utility of book learning
    • (in game theory or economics) a measure of that which is sought to be maximized in any situation involving a choice.
    • 2. an organization supplying the community with electricity, gas, water, or sewerage.
    • US stocks and bonds in public utilities.
    • 3. a utility program a handy utility for converting one graphics file type to another

    形容詞

    • 1. useful, especially through being able to perform several functions a utility truck
    • denoting a player capable of playing in several different positions in a sport a utility player
    • 2. functional rather than attractive utility clothing
    • 3. US relating to the lowest US government grade of beef.