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functional

func·tion·al

functional

 
 
pronunciation:
fuhngk sh nl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to a function or functions.
a functional disorder
antonyms:
nonfunctional
definition 2: serving or able to serve an intended function.
a functional instrumenta person who is no longer functional
antonyms:
nonfunctional
similar words:
serviceable, working
definition 3: having a practical purpose.
The human appendix is not a functional organ.
antonyms:
nonfunctional
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derivation: functionally (adv.)
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