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du·al-pur·pose

(do͞o′əl-pûr′pəs, dyo͞o′-)
adj.
Designed for or serving two purposes.

dual-purpose

adj
having or serving two functions

du′al-pur′pose



adj.
1. serving two functions.
2. bred for two purposes, as to provide meat and milk or meat and eggs.
[1910–15]
Translations

dual-purpose

[ˈdjʊəlˈpɜːpəs] ADJde doble uso

dual-purpose

[ˈdjʊəlˈpɜːpəs] adja doppio uso
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The Millennium Stadium is far too small for an athletics track and a 35,000-capacity stadium would have to be built from scratch, although it would almost certainly be dual-purpose, able to host soccer or rugby as well as athletics.
Depending on moisture availability, dual-purpose wheat is planted usually in late August or early September to supply ample fall forage for grazing from November to early March.
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Another feature of the cells and individual casting units is the dual-purpose platform for the system's control panels.
The second issue the court considered concerned dual-purpose documents--those an attorney or accountant creates for use in preparing a client's tax return, as well as for use in litigation or providing tax advice.

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