pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result
"operational difficulties"; "they assumed their operational positions"
functional, usable, useable, operable, operational(adj)
fit or ready for use or service
"the toaster was still functional even after being dropped"; "the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable"; "an operational aircraft"; "the dishwasher is now in working order"
(military) of or intended for or involved in military operations
operational, in operation(p), operating(a)(adj)
being in effect or operation
"de facto apartheid is still operational even in the `new' African nations"- Leslie Marmon Silko; "bus service is in operation during the emergency"; "the company had several operating divisions"
of or relating to operations, especially military operations
functioning and ready for use
effective or operative
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Rank popularity for the word 'operational' in Adjectives Frequency: #712
The numerical value of operational in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of operational in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sangaris will not stay like it is, once the MINUSCA is fully operational, we will reorganize into a smaller force, based most probably in (the capital) Bangui.
Lake Charles LNG has the potential to create several thousand jobs during construction and if fully operational could result in approximately 250 long-term operational positions.
He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man. (describing Saddam Hussein of Iraq, 1991)
Our long-term vision is a scalable and more focused wealth management business serving high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients from our key operational hubs in Canada, the U.S., the British Isles and Asia.
Our commitment will be measured most likely in years but our efforts are already having a significant impact, the roughly 1,000 coalition air missions we have flown have reduced Daesh's leadership and inflicted damage on its logistical and operational capabilities.
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