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Definitions for purposes
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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

How to pronounce purposes?

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How to say purposes in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Kathy Niakan:

    This knowledge may improve embryo development after in vitro fertilization (IVF) and might provide better clinical treatments for infertility, any donated embryos would be used for research purposes only.

  2. Ken Cuccinelli:

    Isn't everybody always paranoid that this is used for ulterior purposes ? of course they're going to be sorely disappointed when The Washington Post just looks like another version of a civics exam. I mean that's pretty much how The Washington Post's going to look.

  3. Art Caplan:

    These are extreme, horrific violations. And it's exactly why the hospital is a privacy zone, there are a very long list of reasons why taping, recording, videoing for anything other than medical or treatment purposes has to be strictly off-limits, because you're trying to protect people who can't protect themselves.

  4. The ANC:

    The ANC holds the view that the International Criminal Court is no longer useful for the purposes for which it was intended, countries, mainly in Africa and Eastern Europe ... continue to unjustifiably bear the brunt of the decisions of the ICC, with Sudan being the latest example.

  5. Ryan Steele:

    Even though there's a lot of controversy around the benefits of the drug, anything that you are inhaling into your lungs that's a combustible product will certainly increase the stress on your lungs and the level of inflammation, even if it's for medical purposes, you want to be careful with anything that you're igniting and inhaling into your lungs at this point.

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