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purpose-built

adj
made to serve a specific purpose
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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
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Translations

purpose-built

[ˌpɜːpəsˈbɪlt] ADJconstruido especialmente
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purpose-built

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

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