Meaning of FUNCTIONAL in English

FUNCTIONAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ fʌŋkʃən(ə)l ]

1.

Functional things are useful rather than decorative.

...modern, functional furniture...

The decor is functional.

ADJ

2.

Functional means relating to the way in which something works or operates, or relating to how useful it is.

...rules defining the territorial boundaries and functional limits of the local state.

ADJ : ADJ n

3.

Functional equipment works or operates in the way that it is supposed to.

We have fully functional smoke alarms on all staircases.

= operational

ADJ

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