purposively
adverb see purposive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • purposively — purposive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or done with a purpose. DERIVATIVES purposively adverb purposiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • purposively — See purposive. * * * …   Universalium

  • purposively — adverb In a purposive manner …   Wiktionary

  • purposively — pur·pos·ive·ly …   English syllables

  • purposively — adverb see purposive …   Useful english dictionary

  • purposive — purposively, adv. purposiveness, n. /perr peuh siv/, adj. 1. having, showing, or acting with a purpose, intention, or design. 2. adapted to a purpose or end. 3. serving some purpose. 4. determined; resolute. 5. of or characteristic of purpose.… …   Universalium

  • Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …   History of philosophy

  • purposely — purposely, purposefully Purposely is the older word (15c) and means ‘on purpose, intentionally’ • (We ve purposely changed our programmes on Tuesday to fit in with the Royal timetable BBC Press Release, 2002 [OEC]) whereas the more recent word… …   Modern English usage

  • purposefully — purposely, purposefully Purposely is the older word (15c) and means ‘on purpose, intentionally’ • (We ve purposely changed our programmes on Tuesday to fit in with the Royal timetable BBC Press Release, 2002 [OEC]) whereas the more recent word… …   Modern English usage

  • purposeful — adjective 1》 resolute. 2》 having a strong purpose: purposeful activities. Derivatives purposefully adverb purposefulness noun Usage The adverbs purposefully, purposely, and purposively have different meanings. Purposely means …   English new terms dictionary

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