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ūtilitās f (genitive ūtilitātis); third declension

  1. usefulness, utility
  2. expediency
  3. advantage


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ūtilitās ūtilitātēs
genitive ūtilitātis ūtilitātum
dative ūtilitātī ūtilitātibus
accusative ūtilitātem ūtilitātēs
ablative ūtilitāte ūtilitātibus
vocative ūtilitās ūtilitātēs



  • utilitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • utilitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • utilitas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • untold advantages arise from a thing: utilitas efflorescit ex aliqua re
    • to be serviceable: utilitatem afferre, praebere
    • to considerably (in no way) further the common good: multum (nihil) ad communem utilitatem afferre
    • to consider one's own advantage in everything: omnia ad suam utilitatem referre
  • utilitas in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016