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objectif in English:

1. purpose purpose


A good purpose makes hard work a pleasure.
useful purpose
The mind always loves to tack on to something, and when it doesn't have anything good for that purpose, it turns to the evil.
For many years I thought that it was beauty alone that gave significance to life and that the only purpose that could be assigned to the generations that succeed one another on the face of this crowded earth was to produce an artist now and then.
The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.
When there was despair in the dust bowl and depression across the land, she saw a nation conquer fear itself with a New Deal, new jobs, a new sense of common purpose. Yes, we can.
But, if by that, morale drops wouldn't that defeat the purpose of the exercise?
He makes good use of the pheasants he hunts. He has a purpose for every part of the bird.
It is not my purpose to investigate the impact of Emmet's theory on biology.
More than ever do we need goals or leading ideas that will give purpose to whatever we are doing.
Christopher Columbus disliked Spanish brothels, as he found them dirty and too expensive. Instead, he would go out to sea, get lured in - on purpose - by the Siren's song, and then have a rocking good time.
I went to see the Immigration Officer who asked me detailed questions about the purpose of my visit and the amount of money I was bringing.
The walking stick serves the purpose of an advertisement that the bearer's hands are employed otherwise than in useful effort, and it therefore has utility as an evidence of leisure.

English word "objectif"(purpose) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Winner Take All" (Larry Evans)
Fiches du livre - "The Revolt of Man" (Walter Besant)
Fiches du livre - "That Scholarship Boy" (Emma Les...
Fiches du livre - "A Witch Shall Be Born" (Robert ...
Fiches du livre - "The Crisis in Russia 1920" (Art...

2. goal goal


They achieved their goal.
The goal of education is not wealth or status, but personal development.
In China, there is a large number of characters, so the goal of the character simplification was to replace the complex traditional characters with easy to remember simplified characters and increase the literacy rate.
Directing students into rewarding business careers is the goal of vocational schools across the state.
Christianity set itself the goal of fulfilling man's unattainable desires, but for that very reason ignored his attainable desires.
The JMdict/EDICT project has as its goal the production of a freely available Japanese-English Dictionary in machine-readable form.
The goal of the center should be to train young people from other countries within a specific time period.
And just like that, Dima's childhood friend hung up, leaving Dima - as he was before - 99 kopeks short of his goal.
If you don't know what your goal is, you'll never be able to achieve it.
The goal of this report is to examine every advantage and disadvantage of this proposal.
He who wants to travel the path of wisdom must not fear failure, for no matter how much progress he makes, his goal remains unattainably far off.
When outside people are involved in the team and have the same goals, they are 'on board'
In the Chinese football game in which the players used their feet and bodies - but never their hands - the goal was a hole in a net made from silk.
I am a hardworking, goal oriented person

English word "objectif"(goal) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "The 1926 Tatler" (Various)
Fiches du livre - "The Political Future of India" ...
Fiches du livre - "The Silver Butterfly" (Mrs. Wil...
Fiches du livre - "It Was the Road to Jericho" (An...
Fiches du livre - "Songs of Angus and More Songs o...