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- A computer program that is in general support of the operations and processes of a computer. Note: Examples of utility programs include diagnostic programs, trace programs, input routines, and programs used to perform routine tasks, i.e., perform everyday tasks, such as copying data from one storage location to another. Synonyms service program, service routine, tool, utility routine.
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- computer routine, library, routine, service program, service routine, software tool, TOOL, utility routine