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Intended application

Is the expression "intended application" normally used to mean:

a) the application for which the object was made or for which the manufacturer deems it suitable?

b) the task the user intends to use it for?

c) either interchangeably?


  • None of these is 'normal'. Each can be possible or not in the appropriate context. At the very least, we need to know the rest of the sentence before answering — preferably more text still, and an explanation of the purpose.

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