general-purpose

adjective gen·er·al-pur·pose \ ˈjen-rəl-ˈpər-pəs , ˈje-nə- \

Definition of general-purpose

: suitable to be used for two or more basic purposes

First Known Use of general-purpose

1894

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Definition of general-purpose for English Language Learners

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


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