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functioning 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈfəNGkSHən/,
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functions, 3rd person singular present; functioned, past participle; functioning, present participle; functioned, past tense;
  1. Work or operate in a proper or particular way
    • - her liver is functioning normally
  2. Fulfill the purpose or task of (a specified thing)
    • - the museum intends to function as an educational and study center

  1. operation: process or manner of functioning or operating; "the power of its engine determines its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards"
  2. performing or able to perform its regular function; "a functioning flashlight"
  3. action of the verb to function; The manner in something functions; the workings; working