multipurpose

adjective
mul·​ti·​pur·​pose | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈpər-pəs How to pronounce multipurpose (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multipurpose

: serving or able to serve more than one purpose a multipurpose tool multipurpose rooms a multi-purpose cleaner

First Known Use of multipurpose

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multipurpose was in 1869

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“Multipurpose.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multipurpose. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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multipurpose

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English Language Learners Definition of multipurpose

: having more than one use or purpose

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