der Zweck

Meanings

1.
the purpose, the goal, the aim, the use, the sense
(The core idea is a figurative goal. "Zweck" does NOT work for local destinations. Sometimes used in the same sense as "Sinn")

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Word of the Day - "der Zweck"

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Vocab:

der Zweck, die Zweckehe, die Reißzwecke, bezwecken, zwecks, zwecklos


Word Family

Root: *dwo-

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