a function of

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1 : something (such as a quality or measurement) that is related to and changes with (something else) Height is a function of age in children. It increases as their age increases.
2 : something that results from (something else) His personal problems are a function of his drinking.

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“A function of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20function%20of. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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