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But it performs two distinct functions, both of which are undeniably valuable.

The gastrointestinal (GI) tract performs different digestive functions are various different locations.

“It functions as free advertising,” says Apollinaire Scherr, a dance critic at the Financial Times.

The way San Pedro Prison functions is a necessity as a result, Bolivian journalist Aldo Medinaceli explained to me.

Top technology firms from other cities often have their key R&D functions in the Bay Area.

In the old days every great man kept a toad-eater; sometimes his functions were highly paid—Wolff's are, I fancy.

The Commandant was to take over the offices, staff, and functions of the late Civil Governor.

They have been divided into three great classes, of widely different properties, composition, and functions.

In both cases the judicial functions were usurped by a body unfit to exercise such functions.

But the offerings were by no means confined to the young men that Isabel met at the functions of the week.


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On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to functions, such as: duty, affair, task, power, service, and work.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.