utile


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u·tile

 (yo͞ot′l, yo͞o′tīl′)
adj.
Useful.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin ūtilis; see utility.]

utile

(ˈjuːtaɪl; -tɪl)
adj
an obsolete word for useful
[C15: via Old French from Latin ūtilis, from ūtī to use]

use•ful

(ˈyus fəl)

adj.
1. being of use or service; serving some purpose; advantageous, helpful, or of good effect: a useful member of society.
2. of practical use; producing material results; supplying common needs.
[1585–95]
use′ful•ly, adv.
use′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.utile - being of use or serviceutile - being of use or service; "the girl felt motherly and useful"; "a useful job"; "a useful member of society"
effective, effectual, efficacious - producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"
expedient - serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
helpful - providing assistance or serving a useful function
profitable - yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market"
serviceable - ready for service or able to give long service; "serviceable equipment"; "heavy serviceable fabrics"
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Hinc usura vorax, rapidumque in tempore foenus, Hinc concussa fides, et multis utile bellum.
This same multis utile bellum, is an assured and infallible sign, of a state disposed to seditions and troubles.
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Un mauvais moment oublie, assure un conseiller diplomatique, car "le Maroc a compris le besoin immediat qu'avait la France de reconstruire une relation avec l'Algerie" et sa volonte de jouer "un role utile entre les deux pays".
Utile d'abord pour sa bibliographie de presque cinquante pages, qui, bien que non exhaustive, offre un panorama diversifie de ce qui s'est fait en etudes urbaines dernierement.
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There has been much speculation about a Friends reunion ever since the hit show went off the ir in 2004, but LeBlanc insists a get together is as unlikely as ever, and talk of a possible film is utile.