how to pronounce function


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the above transcription of function is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

function is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of function in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… ecological to month what the reason for function in the slow down …”

meaning of function

Function means the action or process of carrying out a particular task or role.

function frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word function occurs in english on average 32.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics function can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that function can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with function


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