Definition of dual-purpose adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdjuːəl ˈpɜːpəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌduːəl ˈpɜːrpəs//
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that can be used for two different purposes a dual-purpose vehicle (= for carrying passengers or goods) The church is a modern dual-purpose building, both a place of worship and a community centre.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dual-purpose