purpose

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area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming) acreage , land area
committee for specific purpose ad hoc committee
persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something administration , brass , establishment , governance , governing body , organisation , organization
hearing that takes place outside the judicial process before hearing examiners who have been granted judicial authority specifically for the purpose of conducting such hearings administrative hearing
someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose) adventurer , explorer
(religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds) affirmation
conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting) afforestation
activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose aid , assist , assistance , help
meaning or purpose aim , intent
quality of lacking any definite purpose aimlessness , purposelessness
Italian pope from 1534 to 1549 who excommunicated Henry VIII of England in 1538 and initiated the Council of Trent in 1545; was active in the Counter Reformation and promoted the Society of Jesus for this purpose (1468-1549) Alessandro Farnese , Paul III
union for a common purpose alliance , bloc , confederacy , confederation , league
set aside for a purpose allocate
share set aside for a specific purpose allocation , allotment
amphibious operation conducted for the purpose of deceiving the enemy and leading him into a course of action unfavorable to him amphibious demonstration
equipment designed for a purpose apparatus
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial appeal
act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose application , practical application
public funds designated for purpose appropriation
money set aside for a purpose appropriation
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