for a good purpose

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Definition of for a good purpose

: for something useful, helpful, or important We were happy to know that the money was being used for a good purpose.

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“For a good purpose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20a%20good%20purpose. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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