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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A private business organization, subject to governmental regulation, that provides an essential commodity or service, such as water, electricity, transportation, or communication, to the public.
  • n. Stock shares issued by a company providing essential public services. Often used in the plural.

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  • n. a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation

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