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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpurposefulpur‧pose‧ful /ˈpɜːpəsfəl $ ˈpɜːr-/ adjective  DETERMINEDhaving a clear aim or purpose syn determined opp purposeless a purposeful and consistent foreign policy a purposeful movementpurposefully adverb He walked purposefully to his desk.purposefulness noun [uncountable]
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purposefulThey make life meaningful and purposeful.Think how time flies in periods of intense, purposeful activity.Examples of purposeful and pleasurable uses of print should be displayed in classrooms, foyers and school libraries.For young children, workbooks are often not purposeful enough.Even an outsider felt it, the nervous excitement that translated into endless, purposeful motion.The very act of looking or listening involves organized, purposeful movement patterns.And sometimes no purposeful movements result, in which case we talk of deep coma.Their eyes are yellow, their focus unsteady and their stride is either exaggeratedly purposeful or shambling.This material forms the basis of planning for purposeful social work activity.
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