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English definition of “purposeful”

purposeful

adjective     /ˈpɜː.pəs.fəl/ US  /ˈpɝː-/
showing that you know what you want to do: He has a quiet, purposeful air.Strong-willed purposefully     /-i/ adverb He strode purposefully into the room.Strong-willed purposefulness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Strength of will and determination
(Definition of purposeful adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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