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Japanese translation of “purpose”

purpose

noun   /ˈpɜː·pəs/
B1 why you do something or why something exists
目的, 意図, ねらい
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.
わざと, 故意に
I didn’t do it on purpose – it was an accident.
(Definition of purpose noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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