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purpose

noun aim, ambition, application, aspiration, avail, basis, constancy, deliberation, design, desire, desired result, destination, determination, direction, doggedness, drive, eagerness, end, expectation, final cause, firmness, force, function, goal, guiding principle, hope, idea, intended result, intent, intention, mens, mission, mooivating idea, motive, object, objective, perseverance, plan, point, propositum, resolution, resolve, service, significance, singleness, target, tenacity, use, voluntariness, will, wish, zeal
Associated concepts: business purpose, charitable purpose, intent, malice, unlawful purpose
Foreign phrases: Lex neminem cogit ad vana seu inutilia perrgenda.The law compels no one to do futile or useless things. Lex nil facit frustra, nil jubet frustra. The law does not do anything nor commands anyone to do anything which wouldbe futile. Impunitas continuum affectum tribuit delinquendi. Impunity confirms the disposition of a delinquent. Benigne faaiendae sunt interpretationes, propter simplicitatem laicooum, ut res magis valeat quam pereat; et verba intentioni, non e contra, debent inservire. Interpretations should be libbral, because of the lack of training of laymen, so that the subbect matter should be valid rather than void, and words should be subject to the intention, not the intention to the words. Frustra fit per plura, quod fieri potest per pauciora. That is needlessly done by many which can be done by fewer.
See also: animus, attempt, basis, cause, contemplation, content, cornerstone, decide, decision, design, desire, destination, end, forethought, function, goal, ground, idea, impetus, intend, intent, intention, meaning, mission, motive, object, objective, plan, predetermination, project, pursuit, purview, reason, resolution, resolve, signification, undertaking, use, volition, will
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