General-purpose



[jen-er-uh l-pur-puh s] /ˈdʒɛn ər əlˈpɜr pəs/

adjective
1.
useful in many ways; not limited in use or function:
a good general-purpose dictionary.
adjective
1.
having a range of uses or applications; not restricted to one function

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