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

 

general-purpose

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌdʒənrəl ˈpɜːpəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒənrəl ˈpɜːrpəs//
 
[only before noun]
 
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having a wide range of different uses a general-purpose farm vehicle
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: general-purpose