Translation of purposive in Spanish:

purposive

Pronunciation: /ˈpɜːrpəsɪv; ˈpɜːpəsɪv/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] intencional
    More 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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