1. 1〔目的〕the purpose ((of));the aim ((of))
    • 本会設立の趣意
    • the purpose for which this society was formed
  1. 2〔言い表そうとしている意味〕the point;《文》 the purport ((of))
    • この論文の趣意が分からない
    • I don't understand the point of this thesis.
    • 申し出を受けるという趣意の手紙をよこした
    • He sent me a letter to the effect that he would accept my offer.
  1. 趣意書a prospectus