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  • adj.active
  • nounoperation

synonyms for functioning

  • functional
  • working
  • going
  • operating
  • operative
  • running
  • operational
  • useful
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How to use functioning in a sentence

A confusing patchwork of last-minute orders imposed since October—somehow both too restrictive to allow regular functioning of the economy and not restrictive enough to effectively limit the virus’s spread—have failed to improve the situation.
A GOVERNMENT CRISIS IS POISED TO MAKE ITALY’S COVID-19 TROUBLE EVEN WORSEANNALISA MERELLIJANUARY 26, 2021QUARTZ
Such activities are essential to the functioning of a free democracy.
TECH AND CRYPTO FUNDER ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ WANTS TO REPLACE THE MEDIA. IS THAT BAD NEWS?JEFF ROBERTSJANUARY 20, 2021FORTUNE
In normal times, I would maintain that this is the healthy functioning of the market’s “invisible hand.”
WHY THE U.S. NEEDS A NATIONAL CLIMATE INVESTMENT FUNDMATTHEWHEIMERJANUARY 3, 2021FORTUNE
Data from the advisory group suggests that vaccinating essential workers maximizes the overall functioning of society and promotes access to the vaccine for communities of color, which have been most affected by the pandemic.
HEALTH-CARE WORKERS AND NURSING HOME RESIDENTS SHOULD BE THE FIRST TO GET CORONAVIRUS VACCINES, CDC ADVISORY GROUP SAYSLENA H. SUN, ISAAC STANLEY-BECKERDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She described herself as “high functioning” and said she was always in special education classes in elementary and high school.
PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WERE PROMISED HELP. INSTEAD, THEY FACE DELAYS AND DENIALS.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STAR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY ALEX DEVOID, ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
The work of the Postal Service and its employees are absolutely essential to ensure the smooth functioning of this election.
POSTAL WORKERS REALLY DO NOT FEEL SAFEANNALISA MERELLIOCTOBER 19, 2020QUARTZ
About 95% of particles in the room will be removed by a properly functioning ventilation system in 30 minutes, but an infected person in the room means those particles are also continuously emitted.
WHEN COVID-19 SUPERSPREADERS ARE TALKING, WHERE YOU SIT IN THE ROOM MATTERSLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 11, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
It works, scientists think, by restoring a fully functioning microbial ecosystem in one fell swoop.
WHEN EVOLUTION IS INFECTIOUS - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
Even if they do, many do not have the basic faculty to interact with the advanced functioning of the call-based advertising inventory.
A NEW ERA HAS ARRIVED IN LOCAL SEARCH: GOOGLE’S LOCAL TRUST PACKJUSTIN SANGERSEPTEMBER 18, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Scientists also have studied teeth and the functioning of jaws to puzzle out what dinosaurs likely ate.
FOSSIL STOMACH REVEALS A DINOSAUR’S LAST MEALCAROLYN WILKEJULY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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