Meaning of fit for purpose in English:

fit for purpose


  • (of an institution, facility, etc.) well equipped or well suited for its designated role or purpose.

    ‘Quality is inextricably linked with being fit for purpose.’
    • ‘Validation means making sure the information the customer sends you is fit for purpose.’
    • ‘The only approximation of the classification which could have been created would not have been fit for purpose.’
    • ‘A policy of armed neutrality with an emphasis on quality kit, fit for purpose.’
    • ‘Murray is, at the moment, not fit for purpose.’
    • ‘What is currently on offer is simply not fit for purpose, in terms of funding or scale.’
    • ‘A high quality attractive, "fit for purpose" estate does not come cheap.’
    • ‘Product specification/quality not fit for purpose or meet regulatory standards.’
    • ‘Five years in Iraq demonstrated that the vehicle was not fit for purpose.’
    • ‘Everyone except the government seems to have acknowledged that the assessment system is no longer fit for purpose.’