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general-purpose

adjective

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not limited or specialized in application or purpose
  • a general-purpose glue for routine household repairs

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The first known use of general-purpose was in 1894

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“General-purpose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/general-purpose. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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