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FUNCTIONS THESAURUS (Preferred term)
1. A thesaurus that reflects the unique functions of an agency.
2. An alphabetical classification tool that reflects the business activities of an agency and their relationships. A functions thesaurus can be used to classify, title, retrieve, sentence and dispose of records and other business information.
3. The thesaurus stems from an organisation's business classification scheme and usually contains function terms, activity terms, topic terms and non-preferred terms.
Source: NSW State Records Glossary of Recordkeeping Terms