What does purpose-built mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purpose-built, purpose-madeadjective

    designed and constructed to serve a particular purpose

Editors Contribution

  1. purpose-built

    Built or created for a specific purpose.

    The purpose-built gym was created for the village in a beautiful, light and airy space.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purpose-built in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purpose-built in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of purpose-built in a Sentence

  1. Mark Snyder:

    The allegations that are out there around dealer behaviour ... are naturally troubling to an institutional investor, and this is a solution, we've built technology that's purpose-built for these trades.

  2. Matt Desch:

    The concept of working with the commercial industry has really blossomed in the last year, they're realizing that these exquisite, purpose-built military systems... are highly at risk because they're targets. If they lose them, then nobody can talk to anybody.

  3. Brulte Co.:

    The biggest competitive advantage that TuSimple has over its competitors is that their technology was purpose-built for trucking. They're not trying to port an autonomy system built for passenger vehicles in dense urban environments to trucking or to build a virtual driver which can both drive passenger vehicles and class-8 trucks. These are different skills and different systems altogether.

  4. John Shannon:

    The bottom line is there’s nothing else like the SLS because it was built from the ground up to be human rated, it is the only vehicle that can take the Orion spacecraft and the service module to the moon. And that’s the purpose-built design — to take large hardware and humans to cislunar space, and nothing else exists that can do that.

  5. Stuart Osborn:

    Germany's student housing market is similar to the maturity of the UK market 10 to 15 years ago, rents in Germany will continue to grow rapidly, just as the product evolves and a broader range of students becomes familiar with purpose built student housing.


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