Definition of functionality in English:

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Pronunciation: /fʌŋkʃəˈnaləti/


[mass noun]
1The quality of being suited to serve a purpose well; practicality: I like the feel and functionality of this bakeware
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  • Everyone recognizes that we have come a very long way in bringing superior quality and functionality within reach of the masses.
  • People want functionality and quality, but also want to make a statement; they want to be cool.
  • Aesthetic quality and functionality were the decisive criteria for the choice of materials.
1.1The purpose that something is designed or expected to fulfil: manufacturing processes may be affected by the functionality of the product
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  • Our patent pending headset is unique in design and functionality.
  • That is, truly elegant design incorporates top-notch functionality into a simple, uncluttered form.
  • We also know that we need to do something like that where we can combine design with functionality and flexibility in an emotional package.
2The range of operations that can be run on a computer or other electronic system: new software with additional functionality
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  • The opt-in functionality and quality subscriber database have been found to be important elements in wireless advertising.
  • It's akin to cell phones adding all sorts of new functionality and services.
  • With a little bit of practice, you should be able to add extended CD functionality to your repertoire of technology tricks.

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