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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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