dual-purpose

[doo-uhl-pur-puhs, dyoo-]
adjective
1.
serving two functions.
2.
(of cattle) bred for two purposes, as to provide beef and milk.

Origin:
1910–15

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dual-purpose
 
adj
having or serving two functions

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Example sentences
Dual-purpose bosses make it more difficult for the board to manage the succession from one chief executive to another.
Chen combined the two water-treatment methods by creating a dual-purpose electrode.
Actually, the solar sail is a dual-purpose system, taking advantage of both the pressure and the energy of sunlight.
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