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English definition of “utilitarian”

utilitarian

adjective     /ˌjuː.tɪ.lɪˈteə.ri.ən/ US  /-ˈter.i-/
designed to be useful rather than decorative : Like many factories , it's a very ugly utilitarian building .Useful or advantageous
(Definition of utilitarian adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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