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purpose  

EN[ˈpɝpəs]
US
Fobjectif
  • NomPLpurposesSUF-ose
    1. An object to be reached; a target; an aim; a goal.
      1. In his submission to the UN, [Christof] Heyns points to the experience of drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles were intended initially only for surveillance, and their use for offensive purposes was prohibited, yet once strategists realised their perceived advantages as a means of carrying out targeted killings, all objections were swept out of the way.
    2. A result that is desired; an intention.
      1. The act of intending to do something; resolution; determination.
        1. The subject of discourse; the point at issue.
          1. The reason for which something is done, or the reason it is done in a particular way.
            1. The purpose of turning off the lights overnight is to save energy.
          2. OBS Instance; example.
          3. VerbeSGpurposesPRpurposingPT, PPpurposed
            1. VT Have set as one's purpose; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan.
              1. VT (passive) Designed for some purpose.
                1. OBS VI To have a purpose or intention; to discourse.
                2. Plus d'exemples
                  1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                    • She had a clipped assurance of manner, a purpose in her step, which seemed to announce to anyone who cared to look that she had reached a decision, and reached it even-mindedly.
                    • The purpose of the tramper is to pack the lint into the press box under the restraining dogs near the top end of the press box.
                    • A general purpose analysis model (cumulant fit for monomodal dispersions and regularization fit for multimodal dispersions) was employed to determine the hydrodynamic diameter of the particles.
                  2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                    • ...and no man ever knew him intimately who did not recognize and admire his great abilities, both natural and acquired, his large-heartedness and sincerity of purpose.
                    • The underspecification of the project led to the development of software that was not fit for purpose.
                    • This is the first time a multitransitional study of spectrally resolved rotational ammonia lines has been used for this purpose.

                Meaning of purpose for the defined word.

                Grammaticalement, ce mot "purpose" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
                • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                  1. Noms
                    • Noms Dénombrable
                    • Verbes
                      • Verbes intransitifs
                        • Verbes transitifs
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                      Liens Connexes:
                      1. en purposes
                      2. en purposely
                      3. en purposed
                      4. en purposeless
                      5. en purposeful
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