Translation of "purpose" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /ˈpɜː·pəs/

B1 why you do something or why something exists

The main purpose of the meeting is to discuss the future of the company.
on purpose

B1 If you do something bad on purpose, you wanted or planned to do it.

di proposito
I didn’t do it on purpose – it was an accident.

(Translation of “purpose” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)