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Definition 1: a contrary aim - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where cross-purpose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • at cross-purposes

(cross-purpose is a kind of ...) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

"his intent was to provide a new translation" "good intentions are not enough" "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs" "he made no secret of his designs"

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