purpose-built

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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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The model features a trophy case with a purpose-designed tablet application that allows the driver lock and unlock the cabinet, a winch on the front bumper, aluminium skid plates, a modified air intake, roof-mounted spot lights and 16-inch off-road tires, side and rear steps and an expedition rack.
Today, OneAccess and Axiros announce that they have partnered to enhance operators' and CSPs' competitive agility through the delivery of enterprise managed network services via OneAccess' purpose-designed access routers and Axiros' Managed Service Platform software solution.
This development will bring together approximately 68 staff, including psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologists and occupational therapists, into a purpose-designed community mental health centre.
To prepare, staff and volunteers at the nature reserve, near Stockton, have been busy readying purpose-designed lakeside homes for the new arrivals.
Replacing the commonly used felt seal or '0' ring seal, this purpose-designed double seal ensures complete isolation of the process down to the 0.
The 2008 DKR has been purpose-designed for Team Peugeot Total, who have joined forces with Red Bull to tackle one of the world's toughest challenges.
RafFruit Plus is purpose-designed for fruits, and the adhesive formulation is designed to minimize the risk of migration and maximize consumer safety.
The purpose-designed building - provided by the Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association for Yorkshire and The Humber with matched funding from the Education Funding Agency - provides a greatly improved training base for the cadets, who are aged 13 to 18.
The building has advanced technology features with ample parking, landscaped gardens and purpose-designed outdoor function areas for corporate events.
The Birmingham centre has a purpose-designed waiting area, consultation room and office headed by manager Annette Bostock.
has just added a new Wittmann Battenfeld production cell to its new purpose-designed 50,000sq ft manufacturing site in Hull.
The site will relocate from its existing premises in Dudley to a new 23,000 square-foot purpose-designed facility.