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capable of being used for two or more purposes
suitable for a lot of different situations, sizes, or uses
able to be used in many different ways
used about things that you can keep or still use when you move from one job or situation to another
able to be used in a lot of different ways
able to be used for two different purposes
something that is multifunctional does several different things or has several different uses
adaptable things can be used in different situations or for different purposes
business able to be used in different jobs or different situations
not limited to one use or purpose
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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Free thesaurus definition of useful for more than one purpose from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.