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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
Associated concepts: discretionary function, executive funccion, government function, judicial function, legislative function, political function, quasi-judicial function

function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
See also: activity, agency, appointment, assignment, business, calling, capacity, charge, demean, duty, employment, execute, job, obligation, occupation, operate, operation, part, perform, position, post, province, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, specialty, sphere, task, trade, use, utility, work
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Employers must obviously know what the essential functions of a particular position are if they are to make informed decisions about an otherwise-qualified disabled person's ability to perform them, and defend those decisions in court should the need arise.
For many pathogens, the number of genes for which function information is available is usually low.
Even more than the wholesale-distribution function, annuity-manufacturing operations should produce scale benefits.
The functional retention approach treats all records related to the accounting function in the same or similar way.
Exempt function income: In calculating taxable income, a political organization excludes from gross income exempt function income.
Ejaculatory function is markedly decreased in men with spinal cord injuries.
The reinvented communication function should be strategic, focused on solving business problems and integrated with business processes.
But even though quitters who started smoking again had steeper rates of decline in lung function than the other groups, they reported less shortness of breath and difficulty breathing than consistent smokers, according to the study, published in the April issue of the journal Chest.
Given a CES utility function we have the following utility maximization problem:
The foundry using VANE can look at a customer's design, understand the function of the part it's been asked to cast, and tell the customer the best possible way that function can be served.
For him the precise relationship between form and function is irrelevant provided the form does not actually impede the function.
A loss of unilateral VOR function is relatively well compensated for as long as the other ear and the central vestibular connections are intact.