[fuhngk-shuh-ner-ee] /ˈfʌŋk ʃəˌnɛr i/
noun, plural functionaries.
a person who in a specified capacity, especially in government service; an official:
civil servants, bureaucrats, and other functionaries.
noun (pl) -aries
a person acting in an official capacity, as for a government; an official
a less common word for functional, official
“one who has a certain function,” 1791, from or patterned on French fonctionnaire, a word of the Revolution; from Old French function (see function).
- Function complete
programming State of a software component or system such that each function described by the software’s functional specification can be reached by at least one functional path, and attempts to operate as specified. (1999-04-07)
- Function creep
noun 1. the gradual widening of the use of a technology or system beyond the purpose for which it was originally intended, esp when this leads to potential invasion of privacy
- Function graph language
language (FGL) The machine language for the AMPS (Applicative Multi-Processing System) proposed by Robert Keller, Gary Lindstrom and Suhas Patil at the University of Utah. (2007-03-22)
[fuhngk-shuh n] /ˈfʌŋk ʃən/ noun 1. the kind of action or activity proper to a person, thing, or institution; the purpose for which something is designed or exists; role. 2. any ceremonious public or social gathering or occasion. 3. a factor related to or dependent upon other factors: Price is a function of supply and […]