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"general-purpose" in British English

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general-purposeadjective

uk   /ˌdʒen.ər.əlˈpɜː.pəs/  us   /ˌdʒen.ər.əlˈpɝː.pəs/
a general-purpose ​product is used for many different things, ​rather than one ​particular thing: a general-purpose PC
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"general-purpose" in Business English

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general-purposeadjective

uk   /ˈdʒenərəlˌpɜːpəs/  us   /-ˌpɝː-/
able to be used for many different ​purposes: We should ​stoptrying to ​turn the general-purpose PC into a ​specializedentertainmentdevice.
(Definition of general-purpose from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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