Definitions for operationalˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃə nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

op•er•a•tion•alˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃə nl(adj.)

  1. able to function or be used; functional.

  2. of, pertaining to, or involved in military operations. on active service or combat duty.

    Category: Military

  3. of or pertaining to operations or an operation.

Origin of operational:

1920–25

op`er•a′tion•al•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. operational(adj)

    pertaining to a process or series of actions for achieving a result

    "operational difficulties"; "they assumed their operational positions"

  2. 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"

  3. operational(adj)

    (military) of or intended for or involved in military operations

  4. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. operational(Adjective)

    of or relating to operations, especially military operations

  2. operational(Adjective)

    functioning and ready for use

  3. operational(Adjective)

    effective or operative

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'operational' in Adjectives Frequency: #712


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

operational(adjective)

in good working order.

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