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telic

[tel-ik, tee-lik] /ˈtɛl ɪk, ˈti lɪk/
adjective
1.
Grammar. expressing end or purpose:
a telic conjunction.
2.
tending to a definite end.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Greek telikós pertaining to an end or cause. See tel-2, -ic
Related forms
telically, adverb
nontelic, adjective
untelic, adjective
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telic

/ˈtɛlɪk/
adjective
1.
directed or moving towards some goal; purposeful
2.
(of a clause or phrase) expressing purpose
Word Origin
C19: from Greek telikos final, from telos end
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