Part of speech:
A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
A private corporation that supplies some essential commodity or service to the public, under governmental regulation
Gain or advantage; good:
The serving of food or the manner in which it is served:
Personal well-being; comfort
Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
(Obs.) Net proceeds; profits
Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
Friendly or kind regard; good will; approval; liking
Power or capacity to produce a desired effect; effectiveness.
The ratio of the effective or useful output to the total input in any system.
The quality or state of being adequate
An assisting or supplementary group or organization
Relating to an organic molecule, such as an alcohol, in which the functional group is attached to a secondary carbon.
A person or thing serving or used in place of another
In the common law, a legal action to require a person to account for money or property. See also accounting.
used of beef; usable but inferior
(computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer
A company such as an electric company or gas company, the nature of which is to be a monopoly in a particular region. Because no free-market forces can exist in this situation, governmental regulation of such companies is the norm. A company such as an electric company or gas company, the nature of which is to be a monopoly in a particular region. Because no free-market forces can exist in this situation, governmental regulation of such companies is the norm.
a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
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