Translation of "purpose" - English-Italian dictionary

purpose

noun uk /ˈpɜː·pəs/ us /ˈpɜr·pəs/

B1 why you do something or why something exists

scopo
The main purpose of the meeting is to discuss the future of the company. Il principale scopo della riunione è di discutere il futuro dell’azienda.
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. Non l’ho fatto apposta – è stato un incidente.

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