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For All Intents And Purposes

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Adverb

1. for all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, to all intents and purposes

in every practical sense

Example Sentences:
'to all intents and purposes the case is closed'
'the rest are for all practical purposes useless'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


For All Intents And Purposes

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n.
1. Something that is intended; an aim or purpose. See Synonyms at intention.
2. Law The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
adj.
1. Firmly fixed; concentrated: an intent gaze.
2. Having the attention applied; engrossed: The students, intent upon their books, did not hear me enter the room.
3. Having the mind and will focused on a specific purpose: was intent on leaving within the hour; are intent upon being recognized.

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