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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpurpose-builtˌpurpose-ˈbuilt adjective British English  PURPOSEdesigned and made for a particular purpose purpose-built toilets for disabled people
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purpose-builtSome are purpose-built and others are in makeshift premises.Shopping centres Shopping centres are purpose-built complexes which include many retail outlets under one roof - often on several floors.The cash will pay for a purpose-built dermatology department at South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough.Road access will be via a purpose-built junction on the M56 airport link road.Many experiments have used purpose-built probes rather than one of the standard techniques.They are usually purpose-built, with facilities to help disabled people and are staffed by qualified people.
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