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utility
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utility(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (usefulness)
a. la utilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Academics had a discussion regarding the utility of summative evaluation.Los académicos tuvieron una discusión sobre la utilidad de la evaluación sumativa.
2. (public service)
a. el servicio público
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Between paying rent and utilities, I'm left with very little for entertainment.Entre el pago del alquiler y los servicios públicos, me queda muy poco para el entretenimiento.
3. (public service company)
a. la empresa de servicio público
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some analysts suggest that the Internet should be viewed as a utility and regulated as such.Algunos analistas sugieren que el Internet debe verse como una empresa de servicio público y regularse como tal.
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utility
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (usefulness)
a. la utilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (computers)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
utility programutilidad f
utility roomcuarto utilizado para planchar, lavar, etc.
(public) utilitiesservicios públicos
utilitiesservicio m
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utility [juːˈtɪlɪtɪ]
noun
1 (usefulness) utilidad (f)
2 (also public utility) servicio (m) público
modifier
utilitario
utility player (n) (Dep) jugadorajugadora (m) (f) polivalente;a jugadora
utility room (n) lavadero (m)
utility vehicle (n) furgoneta (f); camioneta (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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