What are specific purposes?

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Language For Specific Purposes
... Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) has been primarily used to refer to two areas within applied linguistics One focusing on the needs in education and ...

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    To be President of the United States, sir, is to act as advocate for a blind, venomous, and ungrateful client; still, one must make the best of the case, for the purposes of Providence.
    John Updike (b. 1932)

    The permanence of all books is fixed by no effort friendly or hostile, but by their own specific gravity, or the intrinsic importance of their contents to the constant mind of man.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)