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  • English is widely understood and is used for most government and commercial purposes.
  • Now, we are living in Germany since a while for study purposes.
  • Companies in Europe often use year, week number and day for planning purposes.
  • However, other dates serve as the beginning of the year for different religious purposes.
  • Native people made many types of boat for different purposes.
  • The castle has never been used for military purposes and its remains survive to this day.
  • However, most of this equipment is used for training purposes and is not legal in any competition.
  • Different parts of their bodies were used for different purposes.
  • There are various types of trains that are designed for particular purposes.
  • They are mostly used for commercial and business purposes.
  • The airport has also been used for military purposes.
  • They were most likely used for trade purposes and were seldom used in Rome.
  • For special purposes, other active elements have been used.
  • English is widely used for education, scientific and commercial purposes.
  • Modern horses are often used to reenact many of their historical work purposes.
  • One of the most common purposes of sculpture is in some form of association with religion.
  • There are several types of feathers, each serving its own set of purposes.
  • Typically such libraries are used for research purposes, for example at a university.
  • Other learning theories have also been developed for more specific purposes.
  • All of these cities were founded for military purposes and three of them in celebration of victory.
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Root form of purposes is purpose for both verb and noun.

Meaning of purposes

  • noun An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    his intent was to provide a new translation, good intentions are not enough, it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs, he made no secret of his designs
  • verb Reach a decision
    he resolved never to drink again