Meaning of functionalist

func•tion•al•ist

Pronunciation: (fungk'shu-nl-ist), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who advocates, or works according to, the principles of functionalism.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to functionalism.
  2. built or made according to the principles of Functionalism by a person associated with the movement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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