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general–purpose

adjective

Simple Definition of general–purpose

  • : able to be used for many purposes : not limited to a single purpose

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of general–purpose

  1. :  suitable to be used for two or more basic purposes

1894

First Known Use of general–purpose

1894


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