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Definition of "purpose-built" [purpose-built]

  • Designed and constructed to serve a particular purpose (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "purpose-built" in a sentence
  • "Hong Kong's listless Government Records Service already has a purpose-built facility, a budget and staff."
  • "As a genealogist, I am concerned that the new Cork County Library … purpose-built, which opened to the public on the 19th October 2009, having transferred from the Model Farm Road location, is now “closed until further notice”."
  • "For the first time in its 80 year history, the Cork County Library is to have its own purpose-built headquarters."