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purpose-built

adj
made to serve a specific purpose
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.purpose-built - designed and constructed to serve a particular purpose
purposeful - serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal
Translations

purpose-built

[ˌpɜːpəsˈbɪlt] ADJconstruido especialmente

purpose-built

adj (esp Brit) → speziell angefertigt, Spezial-; constructionspeziell gebaut; purpose-built vehicleSpezialfahrzeug nt

purpose-built

[ˈpɜːpəsˌbɪlt] adj (Brit) → costruito/a appositamente

purpose

(ˈpəːpəs) noun
1. the reason for doing something; the aim to which an action etc is directed. What is the purpose of your visit?
2. the use or function of an object. The purpose of this lever is to stop the machine in an emergency.
3. determination. a man of purpose.
purposeful adjective
having a definite purpose. with a purposeful look on his face.
ˈpurposefully adverb
ˈpurposeless adjective
having no purpose. purposeless destruction.
ˈpurposely adverb
intentionally. He did it purposely to attract my attention.
ˌpurpose-ˈbuilt adjective
made or built for a particular need or purpose. People who use wheelchairs sometimes live in purpose-built houses.
on purpose
intentionally. Did you break the cup on purpose?
serve a purpose
to be useful in some way.
to no purpose
with no useful results.
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Let me therefore spell out once again why the policy is good for students: 1) 5/6,000 additional purpose-built bed spaces will increase the choice available to students, particularly second and third year students who will be able to live in purpose-built accommodation should they so wish.
NEWCASTLE City Council has responded to the issue of studentification in the inner city areas (Voice of the North, September 29 and October 1, 3 & 6) by promoting the construction of purpose-built student accommodation and by making the conversion of family homes to student houses more difficult.
To that end, he housed his workers in purpose-built, functionalist-style model towns, boasting schools, sports halls, and other facilities.
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That decision lead to an increase in material and a need for additional processing equipment (most notably a shredder) and the accompanying material handling equipment, which meant replacing All Recycling's older mobile handling equipment with new, purpose-built machines.
The need to find a site, commission an architect and collaborate on the design of a purpose-built studio reflected the fact that, like it or not, for artists like Gormley, art has increasingly become a professional practice.
The essential differences between software-enabled iSCSI disk servers and purpose-built storage devices revolve around several dimensions:
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