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Meaning of “function” - Learner’s Dictionary

function

noun [C]     /ˈfʌŋkʃən/
PURPOSE
B2 the purpose of something or someone: Each button has a different function. I'm not quite sure what my function is within the company.Goals and purposesPerforming a functionFunctioning
EVENT
a large, formal party or ceremony: a charity functionCeremoniesCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
Translations of “function”
in Arabic عَمَل, وَظيفة…
in Korean 기능…
in Malaysian fungsi…
in French fonction…
in Turkish işlev, büyük resmi davet/tören/parti…
in Italian funzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 目的, 功能,用途, 職責…
in Russian функция, назначение, прием…
in Polish funkcja, rola, uroczystość…
in Vietnamese chức năng…
in Spanish función…
in Portuguese função…
in Thai หน้าที่…
in German die Funktion…
in Catalan funció…
in Japanese 機能…
in Indonesian fungsi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 目的, 功能,用途, 职责…
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