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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

util′ity pro`gram(n.)

  1. a system program used esp. to simplify standard computer operations, as sorting, copying, or deleting files.

    Category: Computers

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. utility program(Noun)

    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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