How to Remove Event Listener from Function

I am utilizing the accordion build from W3 Schools. It works great, but I would like to clean things up a bit by creating a function for this in my JS file (rather than inline <script> tags). The problem is that I need to tweak it a little by removing the event listener, but I have had little luck (still learning JS). How Can I achieve this?

Below is what I want to do, but need to remove the event listener because it makes the user have to double click in order to activate the accordion.


<button class="accordion" onclick="faqsAccordion()">Section 1</button>
<div class="panel">
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function faqsAccordion() {
  var acc = document.getElementsByClassName("accordion");
  var i;

  for (i = 0; i < acc.length; i++) {
    acc[i].addEventListener("click", function() {
      var panel = this.nextElementSibling;
      if ( { = null;
      } else { = panel.scrollHeight + "px";

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