Translation of "purpose" - English-Korean dictionary

purpose

noun uk /ˈpɜː·pəs/ us /ˈpɜr·pəs/

B1 why you do something or why something exists

목적
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.

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

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