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  • n  an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
  • n  what something is used for
  • n  the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose
    he is a man of purpose
  • v  propose or intend
  • v  reach a decision

  • The Alliance gathers to celebrate its 60th anniversary, with no clear sense of its common purpose going forward.
  • How did your purpose in life change after your husband's tragic death? Natasha Landkamar, PARIS I think the point is that it hasn't changed.
  • His book The Purpose Driven Life, which says that meaning in life comes through following God's purposes, has sold more than 20 million copies over the past two years and is the .
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  • Roguelike 'Our Darker Purpose' goes from grad school project to Kickstarter
    Our Darker Purpose is a roguelike, action RPG that takes place in an eerie boarding school where all of the teachers suddenly disappear, and the children establish a Lord of the Flies system of governance. It's chaos, mostly. Players take control of Cordy, who is on a quest to the Administrators' offices at the top of the Edgewood Home for Lost Children. With a name like that, you'd think the ...
    June 21, 2013 - Joystiq
  • Fitch Rates FirstEnergy Ohio PIRB Special Purpose Trust 2013
    Fitch Ratings assigns the following ratings to the FirstEnergy Ohio PIRB Special Purpose Trust 2013 notes:
    June 20, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Does Life Have A Purpose?
    The diversity of life on Earth, and its ever-growing complexity, leads many people to think that there must be a purpose to its existence. Commentator Marcelo Gleiser argues that, quite the contrary, the only purpose of life is to preserve itself. There is no hidden hand behind it all.
    June 20, 2013 - NPR

  • Samuel Alito in AOL News
    Writing for the majority, Justice Samuel Alito noted that in the previous case, "we held that the Second Amendment protects the right to possess a handgun in the home for the purpose of self-defense."
  • David Petraeus in NEWS.com.au
    This is an effort in which we must achieve unity of effort and common purpose. Civilian and military, Afghan and international, we are part of one team with one mission,he said. "On this important endeavour, co-operation is not optional."
  • Barack Obama in CTV.ca
    Our highest priority in Toronto must be to safeguard and strengthen the recovery,Obama says in his letter, dated June 16 but released publicly on Friday morning. "This means that we should reaffirm our unity of purpose to provide the...

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