statement of purpose

statement of purpose ˌstatement of ˈpurpose noun [countable]
another name for mission statement

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statement of purpose UK }} US }} noun [C] (plural statements of purpose)
MISSION STATEMENT(Cf. ↑mission statement)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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