[ noun ] the quality of being instrumental for some purpose
Used in print(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
Man is first religious ; the instrumentalities follow .
[ noun ] a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose
"are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?" "he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement"
Used in print(Statements 87th Congress, 1st Session. Appropriations,...)
coordinate , correlate , and publish information with a view to advancing the development of low-cost saline water conversion projects ; and cooperate with other Federal_departments and agencies , with State and local_departments , agencies , and instrumentalities , and with interested persons , firms , institutions , and organizations .
[ noun ] an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end