Definition of multipurpose adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmʌltiˈpɜːpəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltiˈpɜːrpəs//
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able to be used for several different purposes a multipurpose tool/machine Just one multipurpose cleaner should be enough for the whole house. The concert hall is actually a multipurpose building that doubles as a theatre, exhibition hall and community centre. see also MPV
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: multipurpose