purpose-built


pur·pose–built

adjective \ˌpər-pəs-ˈbilt\

: designed and built for a particular use

Full Definition of PURPOSE-BUILT

chiefly British
:  built for a particular purpose

First Known Use of PURPOSE-BUILT

1954

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