multipurpose

[ muhl-tee-pur-puh s, muhl-tahy- ]
/ ˌmʌl tiˈpɜr pəs, ˌmʌl taɪ- /

adjective

able to be used for several purposes: a multipurpose lawn spray.

Origin of multipurpose

First recorded in 1930–35; multi- + purpose
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British Dictionary definitions for multipurpose

multipurpose
/ (ˌmʌltɪˈpɜːpəs) /

adjective

able to be used for many purposesa multipurpose gadget
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