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u•til•i•tar•i•an•ism



Pronunciation: (yOO-til"i-târ'ē-u-niz"um), [key]
n.
the ethical doctrine that virtue is based on utility, and that conduct should be directed toward promoting the greatest happiness of the greatest number of persons.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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