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American English: /ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəl ˈpərpəs/
British English: /dʒɛn(ə)r(ə)lˈpəːpəs/

Translation of general-purpose in Spanish:


  • (tool/cloth)
    para todo uso
    de uso general
    Example sentences
    • In fairness, it's important to stress that general-purpose processors were designed for application-related computing.
    • An appliance is a device that provides a limited, well-defined function as compared to a general-purpose computer that can provide any function.
    • Almost all programs use general-purpose function libraries that come with compilers.

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