purpose-built

adjective

made to serve a specific purpose

Nearby words

  1. purplish,
  2. purport,
  3. purported,
  4. purportedly,
  5. purpose,
  6. purposeful,
  7. purposeless,
  8. purposely,
  9. purposive,
  10. purpresture

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Examples from the Web for purpose-built

  • The most telling clue lies in Terminal Five, which was purpose-built for British Airways.

  • Down here it was giant malls, purpose-built dot-com buildings, and the occasional fun-park.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow