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  1. purposes

    Plural form of the word purpose.

    Her purpose is to be a mother in the home and her other purposes include to be a wife to her husband and Director of a social enterprise.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 24, 2015  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'purposes' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1764

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'purposes' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2745

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purposes in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purposes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of purposes in a Sentence

  1. Cher Scarlett:

    Apple encourages us to merge our private and work devices fairly thoroughly for testing purposes, i had some private conversations, private information such as Robinhood investments, things that frankly aren't Apple's business to know.

  2. Alan Dershowitz:

    At this late date, FX is attempting to establish a historical artifact with this series without reaching out to any prosecution sources. they do have the facts but for purposes of ratings chose not to use those facts and use the facts that will promote viewership, mainly arguments between the lawyers, people getting mad at each other.

  3. Hiram Stevens Maxim:

    But I do not think the flying machine will ever be used for ordinary traffic and for what may be called "popular" purposes. People who write about the conditions under which the business and pleasure of the world will be carried on in another hundred years generally make flying machines take the place of railways and steamers, but that such will ever be the case I very much doubt.

  4. Amir Farshad Ebrahimi:

    Ahmadinejad brought new life for the maddah, they are supported by the government but they are also used for specific purposes by the government.

  5. Robert Menendez:

    Maybe it's your presidential aspirations, I don't know, but you're turning to political purposes, you held over every nominee. Every nominee ! I've never seen that.

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