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instrumentality

[in-struh-men-tal-i-tee] /ˌɪn strə mɛnˈtæl ɪ ti/
noun, plural instrumentalities for 1, 3.
1.
the quality or state of being instrumental.
2.
the fact or function of serving some purpose.
3.
a means or agency.
Origin of instrumentality
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55; instrumental + -ity
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