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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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It isn't intuitive, but you can successfully use the Function Arguments dialog for each of the functions in the formula.
To get it, go to Tools, Customize, click on the Toolbar tag and cursor down to Function Key Display (see screenshot).
This research might include the use of mutants to elucidate the cellular and molecular processes that control normal eye development and function and to provide models for the investigation of the genetic bases of inherited eye diseases.
Permits contracting for acquisition functions closely associated with inherently governmental functions only if: appropriate DoD personnel are not available to perform the functions; appropriate DoD personnel will supervise contractor performance and will perform all associated inherently governmental functions; and the agency addresses any potential contractor organizational conflict of interest.
Because it is flexible and collaborative, tax co-sourcing focuses on aligning a company's tax functions with the strategic objectives of the organization.
Through physician experience and careful observation, a patient's condition was (hopefully, but not always) maintained in such a state that he could function while the disease ran its course.
Once we rely on these wonder materials and technologies to perform building functions rather than relying on the architectural elements they replaced, the next logical step is to entirely remove the functional role once played by the architectural elements.
Our serial I/O functions are also capable of supporting serial peripheral interfaces, a critical requirement for today's applications in connecting peripherals.
Mentoring has generally been defined as a relationship between a senior and junior employee in which the senior employee provides developmental functions (i.
Explorations with dynamic physical models have been shown to provide a useful context in which learners can develop meaning for functions, For example, Piaget, Grize, Szeminska, and Bang (1977) documented developmental levels in students' knowledge of functions using a physical system consisting of a board with tracks through which metal pieces were pulled by rotating axles of various sizes.
While its focus to date has been primarily on transaction-based functions, a survey of more than 320 Chief Executive readers spotlights an emerging trend toward the use of outsourcing for more strategic functions.
To this end, the four steps outlined below can lay the groundwork to more fully leverage the potential of their internal audit functions to strengthen corporate assurance: