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English definition of “function”

function

noun (RESULT)    /ˈfʌŋk.ʃən/
a function of sth formal something that results from something else, or is the way it is because of something else: His success is a function of his having worked so hard. The low temperatures here are a function of the terrain as much as of the climate.Outcomes and consequences
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