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function
as in:  I’m attending a function tonight


I promised to attend their function tonight. I think it’s important that we show our support.
  a social event or ceremony — especially one attended for work or out of a sense of duty
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Notes:
Function has many reasonably common, but highly diverse senses. Accordingly, it is generally recommended that you just learn the sense (or senses) that currently interest you.
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Samples:
  • I promised to attend their function tonight. I think it’s important that we show our support.
  • She attends a lot of school functions.
  • It’s a function celebrating gay rights.
  • There weren’t a lot of people who were equipped to babysit for Auggie, so Mom and Dad brought him to all my class plays and concerts and recitals, all the school functions, the bake sales and the book fairs.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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  • In retrospect, and having now seen the child in question at various school functions and in the class pictures, I think it may have been too much to ask of our children to be able to process all that.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
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Associated words [difficulty]:   function [2]
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