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Main Entry: pur·pose
Pronunciation: primarystresspschwar-pschwas
Function: noun
1 : something set up as an end to be attained
2 : an object or result achieved <worked to little purpose>
synonym see INTENTION
- pur·pose·ful /-fschwal/ adjective
- pur·pose·ful·ly /-fschwa-lemacron/ adverb
- pur·pose·ful·ness /-fschwal-nschwas/ noun
- pur·pose·less /-pschwas-lschwas/ adjective
- on purpose : by intention

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