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[muhl-tee-pur-puh s, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˈpɜr pəs, ˌmʌl taɪ-/

able to be used for several :
a multipurpose lawn spray.
able to be used for many purposes: a multipurpose gadget

also multi-purpose, 1935, from multi- + purpose (n.).


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