Purpose

What's the point of archaeology? Why spend resources on all this anyway? Well, perhaps knowing our past helps us knowing ourselves. Or, as Sir Winston Churchill put it at a speech in Copenhagen in 1950: 'No amount of technical knowledge can replace the comprehension of the humanities or the study of history and philosophy.'
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purpose

[n] - an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions 2. [v] - reach a decision
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Purpose

Purpose is the reason why a text was created. This may be, for example, to entertain, explain, instruct, persuade or inform. The purpose of a text is its writer or speaker`s controlling idea: the message they wish the text to leave with the reader or listener. When you consider a text`s purpose, you need to recognise how the writer has chosen styli...
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Purpose

The reason(s) for which the text has been written. Some of the main purposes of writing are: to inform; to persuade; to entertain; to convey a personal experience; to rouse to action.
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Purpose

Pur'pose noun [ Old French purpos , pourpos , propos , Latin propositum . See Propound .] 1. That which a person sets before himself as an object to be reached or accomplished; the end or aim to which the view is directed in any plan, measure, or exertion; vi...
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Purpose

Pur'pose transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Purposed ; present participle & verbal noun Purposing .] [ Old French purposer , proposer . See Propose .] 1. To set forth; to bring forward. [ Obsolete...
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Purpose

Pur'pose intransitive verb To have a purpose or intention; to discourse. [ Obsolete] Spenser.
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purpose

intent noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; `his intent was to provide a new translation`; `good intentions are not enough`; `it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs`; `he made no sec...
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purpose

verb propose or intend; `I aim to arrive at noon`
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Purpose

• (n.) That which a person sets before himself as an object to be reached or accomplished; the end or aim to which the view is directed in any plan, measure, or exertion; view; aim; design; intention; plan. • (v. t.) To propose, as an aim, to one`s self; to determine upon, as some end or object to be accomplished; to intend; to design; to...
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Purpose

(Lat. propositus from pro, before + ponere, to place) An ideally or imaginatively envisaged plan or end of action. -- L.W.
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Purpose

What are we trying to do with our uses of language?
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Purpose

what a story, media product or technique is trying to achieve.
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purpose

the intended function of a dance within its cultural and/or aesthetic contexts.
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purpose

an anticipated outcome that guides your planned actions
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