Part of speech:
A private corporation that supplies some essential commodity or service to the public, under governmental regulation
Gain or benefit
Gain or advantage; good:
The time spent in the military, as in, “in the service of one’s country.”
A small gift; a party favor.
Power or capacity to produce a desired effect; effectiveness.
The ratio of the energy delivered (or work done) by a machine to the energy needed (or work required) in operating the machine. The efficiency of any machine is always less than one due to forces such as friction that use up energy unproductively.
The quality or state of being adequate
The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
A company or combination that has a monopoly
(Grammar) An auxiliary verb.
Relating to an organic molecule, such as an alcohol, in which the functional group is attached to a secondary carbon.
(Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
The quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end
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 that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
Profit is a benefit or gain, usually monetary.
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