utile

[ yoo-til, -tahyl ]
/ ˈyu tɪl, -taɪl /

adjective

Origin of utile

1475–85; < Old French < Latin ūtilis, equivalent to ūt(ī) to use + -ilis -ile

Definition for utile (2 of 2)

utile dulci

[ oo-ti-le doo l-kee; English yoot-l-ee duhl-sahy, -see ]
/ ˈu tɪ lɛ ˈdʊl ki; English ˈyut l i ˈdʌl saɪ, -si /

Latin.

the useful with the pleasurable.
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utile

/ (ˈjuːtaɪl, -tɪl) /

adjective

an obsolete word for useful

Word Origin for utile

C15: via Old French from Latin ūtilis, from ūtī to use
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