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Приклади використання слова «purpose»:

Surely she seemed to have been born for the very purpose of presiding.
On this rock the man's purpose had always split.
This fellow was a perfectjewel, and his spirit put purpose into me.
Were I to be guided by thine advice a twofold purpose would be served.
Unfold, we pray thee, the purpose of thy coming.