Video: pronunciation of 'function'
Dell was right as usual: gone were the days when he could function effectively without regular sleep. RIOT (2002)He understood enough about psychology to realize that in order for any group to function properly, there had to be a focus for their scorn. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Somewhere deep inside Petra, a computer was at work, assessing priorities, directing function. THE RHYTHM SECTION (2002)
极其常用。在柯林斯辞典中， function 是1千个最常用词之一。
英式英语: function NOUN
The function of something or someone is the useful thing that they do or are intended to do.
The main function of the merchant banks is to raise capital for industry.
英式英语: function VERB
If a machine or system is functioning, it is working or operating.
The authorities say the prison is now functioning normally.
function 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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