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Meaning of heterotelic

het•er•o•tel•ic

Pronunciation: (het"ur-u-tel'ik, -tē'lik), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of an entity or event) having the purpose of its existence or occurrence outside of or apart from itself. Cf. autotelic.
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