Focus on the pronunciation of purpose
English definition of “purpose”
/ˈpɜr·pəs/ n [C/U] (REASON)
› an intention or aim; a reason for doing something or for allowing something to happen: [C] For budgeting purposes, you really have to start estimating costs now. [C] The delay really served no good purpose and may have harmed the negotiation. on purpose › If you do something on purpose, you do it intentionally: This is the second time in a row that he didn’t show up, and I believe he did it on purpose. › Purpose is also determination: [U] The project gave him a renewed sense of purpose.