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purposive
American English: /ˈpərpəsɪv/
British English: /ˈpəːpəsɪv/

Translation of purposive in Spanish:

adjective

  • [formal]
    Example sentences
    • They look for a collective life involving emotional, intellectual and physical inputs in some purposive activity.
    • Each is defined by one of three aspects of purposive human activity, and this is its ‘horizonal schema’ or ‘pattern’.
    • In this microscopic view, experience is revealed as having a foundation of ceaseless activity, of short-lived purposive impulses.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.