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"functional" in American English

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functionaladjective

us   /ˈfʌŋk·ʃə·nəl/
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/
(Definition of functional from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of functional from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"functional" in Business English

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functionaladjective

uk   /ˈfʌŋkʃənəl/ us  
working in the expected or necessary way: The timeline is for the site to be fully functional in 18 months.
HR, WORKPLACE relating to the different areas of skill in a business: functional areas/departments/expertise Taxpayers will save time and resources by dealing with one team rather than several different functional areas.
designed for a practical purpose rather than for the way something looks: highly functional but stylistically unremarkable designs
functionally
adverb
The new business plan rendered the department's computers functionally obsolete.
(Definition of functional from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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