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functional

adjective  /ˈfʌŋk·ʃə·nəl/ us  
intended to be used; practical rather than attractive: Our furniture isn’t very fancy, but it’s functional. Is the plumbing functional yet (= does it work)?
functionally
adverb /ˈfʌŋk·ʃə·nəl·i/
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