purpose-built
adjective Date: 1954 chiefly British built for a particular purpose

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • purpose-built — adj BrE designed and made for a particular purpose ▪ purpose built toilets for disabled people …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • purpose-built — [pʉr′pəs bilt′] adj. Brit. designed and built for a particular purpose or use * * * …   Universalium

  • purpose-built — [pʉr′pəs bilt′] adj. Brit. designed and built for a particular purpose or use …   English World dictionary

  • purpose-built — adjective designed and constructed to serve a particular purpose • Syn: ↑purpose made • Similar to: ↑purposeful * * * ˌpurpose ˈbuilt [purpose built] adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • purpose-built — ADJ A purpose built building has been specially designed and built for a particular use. [mainly BRIT] The company has recently moved into a new purpose built factory. (in AM, usually use custom built) …   English dictionary

  • purpose-built — adjective BrE designed and made for a particular purpose: purpose built toilets for disabled people …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • purpose-built — UK / US adjective British designed to be suitable for one particular purpose a purpose built exhibition centre …   English dictionary

  • purpose-built — adj. Purpose built is used with these nouns: ↑facility, ↑flat, ↑home, ↑museum, ↑premises, ↑theatre …   Collocations dictionary

  • purpose-built — (also purpose made) adjective Brit. built for a particular purpose …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˌpurpose-ˈbuilt — adj British made for one particular purpose …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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