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  • multipurpose — (adj.) also multi purpose, 1935, from MULTI (Cf. multi ) + PURPOSE (Cf. purpose) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • multipurpose — [mul΄ti pʉr′pəs] adj. having more than one purpose or use; esp., designating a room, as in a school, in which more than one type of activity may take place …   English World dictionary

  • multipurpose — mul|ti|pur|pose [ˌmʌltiˈpə:pəs US ˈpə:r ] adj [usually before noun] able to be used for many different purposes ▪ a multipurpose building ▪ a multipurpose tool …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • multipurpose — /mul tee perr peuhs, mul tuy /, adj. able to be used for several purposes: a multipurpose lawn spray. [1930 35; MULTI + PURPOSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • multipurpose — mul|ti|pur|pose [ ,mʌlti pɜrpəs, ,mʌltaı pɜrpəs ] adjective usually before noun designed to have several different purposes: a multipurpose tool …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • multipurpose — adjective a multipurpose tool, building etc is designed to be used for many different purposes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • multipurpose — mul•ti•pur•pose [[t]ˌmʌl tiˈpɜr pəs, ˌmʌl taɪ [/t]] adj. designed to serve several purposes; useful for many tasks: The Swiss army knife is an ideal multipurpose tool[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • multipurpose — adjective having multiple uses a multipurpose tool • Similar to: ↑useful, ↑utile …   Useful english dictionary

  • multipurpose — adjective Having multiple uses …   Wiktionary

  • multipurpose — mÊŒltɪ pÉœrpÉ™s / pɜːp adj. having many uses, able to be used for multiple purposes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multipurpose — mul·ti·purpose …   English syllables

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