This property describes an intentional relationship between an instance of E7 Activity and some general goal or purpose, described as an instance of E55 Type.
This may involve activities intended as preparation for some type of activity or event. P21had general purpose (was purpose of) differs from P20 had specific purpose (was purpose of) in that no occurrence of an event is implied as the purpose.
Van Eyck’s pigment grinding (E7) had general purpose painting (E55)
The setting of trap 2742 on May 17th 1874 (E7) had general purpose Catching Moose (E55) (Activity type) (fictitious)
The construction of the Berlin Wall starting 13. August 1961 (E12) had general purposePreventing Emigration (E55) (History.com Editors, 2020)
The reinforcement of the Mexico-United States barrier between the United States of America and Mexico in Fall 2019 (E11) had general purposePreventing Immigration (E55)