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teleology

noun [U]     /ˌtiː.liˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ US  /-ˈɑː.lə-/ specialized
(in philosophy) the belief that everything has a special purpose or usePhilosophyLogic and reason teleological     /-əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/ adjective a teleological argumentPhilosophyLogic and reason
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