Definition of utilitarian adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    utilitarian

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//yuˌtɪləˈtɛriən//
     
     
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  1. 1(formal) designed to be useful and practical rather than attractive
  2. 2(philosophy) based on or supporting the ideas of utilitarianism
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