public utilities


public utilities
Businesses that provide the public with necessities, such as water, electricity, natural gas, and telephone and telegraph communication.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


public utilities
Businesses that provide the public with necessities, such as water, electricity, natural gas, and telephone and telegraph communication.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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