Definitions for utility program
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a system program used esp. to simplify standard computer operations, as sorting, copying, or deleting files.
Origin of utility program:
utility program, utility, service program(noun)
(computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer
"a computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users"
any of a large range of software, often included with the operating system of a mainframe or personal computer, that runs specific tasks associated with the computer or its environment
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