function
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function(
fuhngk
-
shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (purpose)
a. la función
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The function of this office is to defend the rights of the workers.La función de esta oficina es defender los derechos de los trabajadores.
2. (duty)
a. la función
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The main function of the tutor is to keep a check on student's academic progress.La función principal del tutor es controlar la evolución académica de los alumnos.
3. (social event)
a. la recepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What are you wearing for tonight's function?¿Qué te vas a poner para la recepción de esta noche?
b. la ceremonia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The general was present at the change of command function.El general estuvo presente en la ceremonia de cambio de mando.
c. el acto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The principal wants the academic function to be in the morning, but the parents want it to be at night.La directora quiere que el acto académico sea en la mañana, pero los padres queremos que sea en la noche.
4. (mathematics)
a. la función
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The function represents a relation between two elements.La función representa una relación entre dos elementos.
5. (computing)
a. la función
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This function will carry out a specific task in the computer.Esta función llevará a cabo una tarea específica en la computadora.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to operate)
a. funcionar
My printer finally functions properly.Mi impresora por fin funciona adecuadamente.
7. (to serve)
a. servir
This cell phone also functions as a professional camera.Este celular también sirve como cámara profesional.
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function
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of machine, person, institution)
a. la función
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(mathematics)
my function in life is to…mi papel consiste en…
2. (computers)
a.
function keytecla de función
3. (celebration)
a. la celebración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (official occasion)
a. el acto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
function roomsalón de fiestas
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (general)
a. funcionar
to function asservir de, hacer de
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function [ˈfʌŋkʃən]
noun
1 (purpose) [of machine, person] función (f)
it's not part of my function to no me corresponde a mí
2 (reception) recepción (f); (official ceremony) acto (m)
3 (Mat) función (f)
intransitive verb
(operate) funcionar; marchar
to function as hacer (las veces) de
modifier
function key (n) tecla (f) de función
function word (n) palabra (f) funcional
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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