on purpose
phrasal by intent ; intentionally

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on purpose — {adv. phr.} For a reason; because you want to; not accidentally. * /Jane did not forget her coat; she left it in the locker on purpose./ * /The clown fell down on purpose./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Accidentally on Purpose — Infobox Album Name = Accidentally on Purpose Type = studio Longtype = Artist = Ian Gillan and Roger Glover Released = 1988 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = 36:51 Label = Virgin Records Producer = Roger Glover, Ian Gillan Reviews = * Allmusic… …   Wikipedia

  • Purpose — is the cognitive awareness in cause and effect linking for achieving a goal in a given system, whether human or machine. Its most general sense is the anticipated result which guides decision making in choosing appropriate actions within a range… …   Wikipedia

  • Purpose — Pur pose, n. [OF. purpos, pourpos, propos, L. propositum. See {Propound}.] 1. That which a person sets before himself as an object to be reached or accomplished; the end or aim to which the view is directed in any plan, measure, or exertion;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • purpose — See: AT CROSS PURPOSES, ON PURPOSE, TO ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • purpose — See: AT CROSS PURPOSES, ON PURPOSE, TO ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On the Detection and Overthrow of the So-Called Gnosis — On the Detection and Overthrow of the So Called Gnosis, today also called On the Detection and Overthrow of Knowledge Falsely So Called[1] (Greek: ἔλεγχος και άνατροπή της ψευδωνύμου γνώσεως, lit. Elenchus and Overturning of the Pseudonymous… …   Wikipedia

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