Definition of Purpose-built

1. Adjective. Designed and constructed to serve a particular purpose.

Exact synonyms: Purpose-made
Similar to: Purposeful



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purpose-built

purplish
purplish blue
purplish pink
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purplishly
purplishness
purply
purport
purported
purported(a)
purportedly
purporting
purportless
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purpose
purpose-built (current term)
purpose-made
purpose statement
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purposeless
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purposelessness
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purposer
purposers

Literary usage of Purpose-built

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reign of the Prince of Peace by Richard Hayes McCartney (1915)
"... strong compact Against JEHOVAH'S will to act, Forsaken, wrecked upon the plain, A ruined purpose, built in vain. So in the CHRIST'S Returning Day Think ..."

2. The Reign of the Prince of Peace by Richard Hayes McCartney (1915)
"... strong compact Against JEHOVAH'S will to act, Forsaken, wrecked upon the plain, A ruined purpose, built in vain. So in the CHRIST'S Returning Day Think ..."

3. Improving Access to Taxis by International Road Transport Union (2007)
"London Taxis International (LTI) has had experience extending over ten years in the production of a purpose-built wheelchair accessible taxi. ..."

4. Electric Vehicles: Likely Consequences of U. S. and Other National Programs by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Horlacher produces two EV models and has several others in development The Horlacher Sport is a purpose-built, two-door coupe powered by sodium sulfur ..."

5. Crèche Barriers: How Britain Can Grow Its Childcare Industry by Helen Wilkinson (2002)
"Annual turnover is £10 million and Jigsaw's share of the purpose built nursery market is put at above 30 per cent. It provides services to more than a ..."

6. Beautiful Accommodation in Victoria and Tasmania, Australia: The Discerning by Jennifer Lamattina (2005)
"Hosts: Merna and lini lì Style: purpose-built B&B We love purpose-built B&Bs, where the hosts create a special place for guests with well-thought out ..."

7. Recommended Country Hotels of Britain 2004 by Hunter Publishing, Incorporated (2004)
"... syndicate rooms and purpose-built training rooms can cater for 14-250 Cadmore Lodge Hotel £ Country Club St Michael's, Tenbury Wells, ..."

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