Definition of utilitarianism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

utilitarianism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌjuːtɪlɪˈteəriənɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌjuːtɪlɪˈteriənɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](philosophy) Political views and systems
 
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the belief that the right course of action is the one that will produce the greatest happiness of the greatest number of people See related entries: Political views and systems
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