quality of being useful
any useful service for the public, such as supplies of water to the home, the bus services, etc.
"the cost of utilities never decreases"
"all the utilities were lost after the hurricane"
"a computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users"
"the price of the house included all utilities"
"a utility infielder"
She was a 'superflous person', 'Of no utility' in this world.
出自： A. S. Byatt
The PLO accepted the diplomatic utility of this.