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1. The quality of being functional.
2. A useful function within a computer application or program.
3. The capacity of a computer program or application to provide a useful function.
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n, pl -ities
1. the quality of being functional
2. (Computer Science) computing a function or range of functions in a computer, program, package, etc
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(ˌfʌŋk ʃəˈnæl ɪ ti)
the state or quality of being functional; usefulness.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.functionality - capable of serving a purpose well; "software with greater functionality"
practicality - concerned with actual use rather than theoretical possibilities
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[ˌfʌŋkʃəˈnælɪti] n [computer] → fonctionnalité ffunction key ntouche f de fonctionfunction room nsalle f de réception
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