how to pronounce functions


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the above transcription of functions 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.

functions is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with the way racism functions in our …”

meanings of functions


  1. Plural of function.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of function.

functions frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word functions occurs in english on average 14.7 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 functions 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 functions can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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