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What is meant by 'To this end'

Posted by Sar on August 17, 2001

In Reply to: What is meant by 'To this end' posted by Venkatesh on August 17, 2001

: Can some one tell the meaning of the phrase
: 'To this end'

I think it means to or for the desired result.

If something is done "to this end" it means the action moves things toward an expected conclusion.