Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Something’s utility is how useful it is. (noun) A utility is a basic service that come to your house, such as electricity, internet and water.

Examples: (noun) The design was to maximise the utility of the computer as a whole. (noun) Because the government is raising prices, many people will see their electricity utility bill increase.

Synonyms: nouns: service. usefulness.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 A