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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
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