Definition of functionality in English:

functionality

Line breaks: func¦tion|al¦ity
Pronunciation: /fʌŋkʃəˈnaləti
 
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noun

[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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