Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUBLIC UTILITY

Civil distinctions, therefore, can be founded only on Public Utility.

Civil distinctions, therefore, can be founded only on public utility.

There are questions of public utility involved which will have to be examined.

I joined him and we decided to turn our powers to a work of public utility.'

The one aims at private happiness, the other at public utility.

In order to raise this shameful amount, extra taxes were levied on newspapers, deeds, and other matters of public utility.

It gave the public its first intimation of the status of coal as that of a public utility.

Of course, there was the fiscal side of these schemes of public utility.

The library is taking its place as a public utility with other public utilities.

From this it follows that it was built to serve some purpose of public utility, and not as a token of respect for some individual.