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purpose

['pɜːpəs] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. цель, намерение; замысел, стремление

    2. польза, выгода

    3. основная тема, предмет, суть (обсуждения)

    4. воля, целенаправленность, целеустремлённость

  2. гл.

    1. иметь целью; намереваться

    2. предлагать, вносить предложение

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purpose

['pæːpəs]

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  1. цель

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The dissemination of what the writers just named taught is precisely the purpose of my comrades, as is clearly stated in the announcement of the publication of the Library of Modern Socialism.
В распространении же учений названных писателей именно и заключается цель моих товарищей, как это ясно высказано в объявлении об издании «Библиотеки Современного Социализма».
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
'What is your purpose?'
– А чего вы ищете?
Maugham, William Somerset / The Razor's EdgeМоэм, Уильям Сомерсет / Острие бритвы
Острие бритвы
Моэм, Уильям Сомерсет
© Перевод. М. Лорие 2010
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2010
The Razor's Edge
Maugham, William Somerset
© 1943, 1944 by McCallllCorporation
© 1944 by W. Somerset Maugham
© renewed 1971, 1972 by Elizabeth Mary Lady Glendevon
Before the role play, refer to the appropriate notes in this guide to remind yourself of the purpose of the role play, roles to be assigned, background information, and major points to make afterwards.
Перед началом ролевой игры обратитесь к соответствующему разделу Руководства, чтобы напомнить себе цели ролевой игры, список ролей и методику ролевой игры.
© 2001-2006 EurasiaHealth Knowledge Network and American International Health Alliance
meeting, that is, joint attendance of shareholders for the purpose of discussion of the issues specified in agenda and making decisions on the issues having put to the voting;
в форме собрания – совместного присутствия акционеров для обсуждения вопросов повестки дня и принятия решений по вопросам, поставленным на голосование;
© Седьмой Континент 2007-2009
© Седьмой Континент 2007
For this purpose the time of radiation pulses from each radiator is controlled.
Для этого осуществляют управление длительностью импульсов излучения, выходящих из каждого излучателя.
Such embodiments expand the kitting of means with said purpose, each being a security element with an improved degree of security.
Такие варианты выполнения расширяют арсенал средств указанного назначения - защитного элемента с повышенной степенью защиты.
He discoursed on maps generally with fluency, and wrote down for her exactly what would suit her purpose best. In fact, he did better.
Польщенный ее вниманием, Леонард прочел ей целую лекцию о картах и записал, какая именно ей требуется.
Christie, Agatha / 4.50 From PaddingtonКристи, Агата / В 16.50 от Паддингтона
В 16.50 от Паддингтона
Кристи, Агата
© "Ростовское книжное издательство", 1989
4.50 From Paddington
Christie, Agatha
© 1957 by Agatha Christie Limited
Only what offends me is that he doesn't love me at all. I tell you he is jealous now on purpose.
Только мне то обидно, что он меня вовсе не любит, и теперь нарочно приревновал, вот что.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Had my father lived to complete his purpose, by withdrawing his whole fortune from commerce, he himself would have accompanied us to England, and would have beheld us settled in peace and honour before his death.
Проживи мой отец немного дольше, он успел бы довести до конца начатое, изъять из торговли все деньги, отвезти нас в Англию и перед смертью убедиться, что мы окружены почетом и ничто не угрожает нашему покою.
Scott, Walter / The Fortunes of NigelСкотт, Вальтер / Приключения Найджела
Приключения Найджела
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1964
The Fortunes of Nigel
Scott, Walter
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Again, a range of free and commercial tools is available for this purpose.
Как и предыдущих случаях, существует множество бесплатных и коммерческих продуктов, которые подходят для этой цели.
Crane, Dave,Pascarello, Eric / Ajax in ActionКрейн, Дейв,Паскарелло, Эрик / Ajax в действии
Ajax в действии
Крейн, Дейв,Паскарелло, Эрик
© 2006 by Manning Publications Co.
© Издательский дом "Вильямс", 2006
Ajax in Action
Crane, Dave,Pascarello, Eric
© 2006 by Manning Publications Co.
The civilian judge who replaced the military judge after the modification of the Constitution was not a judge who witnessed the proceedings out of private interest or because he was appointed by the Government for the purpose.
гражданский судья, который заменил военного судью после внесения в Конституцию поправок, не являлся судьей, наблюдающим за судопроизводством из личных интересов или по назначению правительством для этой цели.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
"Is it on purpose or not?" Stebelkov brought out slowly, looking at me with a penetrating and incredulous smile.
Вы - нарочно иль нет? - медленно проговорил Стебельков, пронзительно и с какою-то недоверчивою улыбкой в меня вглядываясь.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Our purpose is to get to Lake Randera, not to engage in random disputes with hotheads.'
Нам ведь надо добраться до Рандеры, а не лезть в драку со здешними горячими головами.
Eddings, David / The Ruby KnightЭддингс, Дэвид / Рубиновый рыцарь
Рубиновый рыцарь
Эддингс, Дэвид
The Ruby Knight
Eddings, David
© 1990 by David Eddings
The substances that can be used for this purpose can be aluminium oxide, silicon oxide, and organic molecules capable of forming monolayers or polymer films.
Такие вещества могут быть выбраны из ряда: оксид алюминия, оксид кремния, органические молекулы, образующие монослои или полимерные покрытия.
Still, getting a penis to erect itself is not the sole purpose of life.
Что ни говори, а цель жизни все ж не только в том, чтобы стоял пенис.
Murakami, Haruki / Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the WorldМураками, Харуки / Страна чудес без тормозов и конец света
Страна чудес без тормозов и конец света
Мураками, Харуки
© 1991 by Kodansha International Ltd.
© Д. Коваленин. Перевод, 2003
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2005
Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Murakami, Haruki
© 1991 by Kodansha International Ltd.

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'pɜːpəsNounцель; намерение; замысел; стремлениеExamples

a good purpose — благая цель
to accomplish / achieve / fulfill a purpose — достигнуть цели
to ponder the purpose of life — размышлять о смысле жизни
We arranged the meeting for the purpose of preventing a strike. — Мы организовали собрание с намерением предотвратить забастовку.
Blue was chosen as the uniform color largely for practical purposes. It is much easier to get grease off of blue than white. — Синий был выбран для униформы в основном по практическим соображениям. Счистить солидол с синего гораздо проще, чем с белого.

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  1. 1.

    назначение, цель

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    намерение

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    цель

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Collocations

answer to the purpose
отвечать цели
beside the purpose
нецелесообразно
business purpose
цель деловой деятельности
charitable purpose
благотворительная цель
commercial purpose
коммерческая цель
common criminal purpose
общая преступная цель
common purpose
общая цель
community of criminal purpose
общность преступной цели
community of unlawful purpose
общность противоправной цели
corporate purpose
цель создания корпорации
criminal purpose
преступная цель
cross-purpose
вид салонной игры
cross-purpose
игра в вопросы и ответы типа "испорченного телефона"
cross-purpose
обратная цель
cross-purpose
противоположное намерение

Word forms

purpose

verb
Basic forms
Pastpurposed
Imperativepurpose
Present Participle (Participle I)purposing
Past Participle (Participle II)purposed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I purposewe purpose
you purposeyou purpose
he/she/it purposesthey purpose
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am purposingwe are purposing
you are purposingyou are purposing
he/she/it is purposingthey are purposing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have purposedwe have purposed
you have purposedyou have purposed
he/she/it has purposedthey have purposed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been purposingwe have been purposing
you have been purposingyou have been purposing
he/she/it has been purposingthey have been purposing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I purposedwe purposed
you purposedyou purposed
he/she/it purposedthey purposed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was purposingwe were purposing
you were purposingyou were purposing
he/she/it was purposingthey were purposing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had purposedwe had purposed
you had purposedyou had purposed
he/she/it had purposedthey had purposed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been purposingwe had been purposing
you had been purposingyou had been purposing
he/she/it had been purposingthey had been purposing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will purposewe shall/will purpose
you will purposeyou will purpose
he/she/it will purposethey will purpose
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be purposingwe shall/will be purposing
you will be purposingyou will be purposing
he/she/it will be purposingthey will be purposing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have purposedwe shall/will have purposed
you will have purposedyou will have purposed
he/she/it will have purposedthey will have purposed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been purposingwe shall/will have been purposing
you will have been purposingyou will have been purposing
he/she/it will have been purposingthey will have been purposing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would purposewe should/would purpose
you would purposeyou would purpose
he/she/it would purposethey would purpose
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be purposingwe should/would be purposing
you would be purposingyou would be purposing
he/she/it would be purposingthey would be purposing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have purposedwe should/would have purposed
you would have purposedyou would have purposed
he/she/it would have purposedthey would have purposed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been purposingwe should/would have been purposing
you would have been purposingyou would have been purposing
he/she/it would have been purposingthey would have been purposing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am purposedwe are purposed
you are purposedyou are purposed
he/she/it is purposedthey are purposed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being purposedwe are being purposed
you are being purposedyou are being purposed
he/she/it is being purposedthey are being purposed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been purposedwe have been purposed
you have been purposedyou have been purposed
he/she/it has been purposedthey have been purposed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was purposedwe were purposed
you were purposedyou were purposed
he/she/it was purposedthey were purposed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being purposedwe were being purposed
you were being purposedyou were being purposed
he/she/it was being purposedthey were being purposed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been purposedwe had been purposed
you had been purposedyou had been purposed
he/she/it had been purposedthey had been purposed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be purposedwe shall/will be purposed
you will be purposedyou will be purposed
he/she/it will be purposedthey will be purposed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been purposedwe shall/will have been purposed
you will have been purposedyou will have been purposed
he/she/it will have been purposedthey will have been purposed

purpose

noun
SingularPlural
Common casepurposepurposes
Possessive casepurpose'spurposes'