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goal-oriented

[gohl-awr-ee-en-tid, ‐ohr‐] /ˈgoʊlˌɔr iˌɛn tɪd, ‐ˌoʊr‐/
adjective
1.
(of a person) focused on reaching a specific objective or accomplishing a given task; driven by purpose:
goal-oriented teams of teachers.
2.
(of a project or plan) designed to achieve desired results; targeted:
a goal-oriented budget.
Also, especially British, goal-orientated [gohl-awr-ee-uh n-tey-tid, ‐ohr‐] /ˈgoʊlˌɔr i ənˌteɪ tɪd, ‐ˌoʊr‐/ (Show IPA).
Origin of goal-oriented
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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