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purposeful

adjective uk   /ˈpɜː.pəs.fəl/  us   /ˈpɝː-/
showing that you know what you want to do: He has a quiet, purposeful air.
purposefully
adverb uk   us   /-i/
He strode purposefully into the room.
purposefulness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “purposeful”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有明確目標的,有清晰目的的, 堅決的…
in Russian решительный…
in Turkish kararlı, azimli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有明确目标的,有清晰目的的, 坚决的…
in Polish zdecydowany, stanowczy…
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