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Definitions for operational
ˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃə nlop·er·a·tional

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. operationaladjective

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

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

  2. functional, usable, useable, operable, operationaladjective

    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. operationaladjective

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

  4. operational, in operation(p), operating(a)adjective

    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. operationaladjective

    of or relating to operations, especially military operations

  2. operationaladjective

    functioning and ready for use

  3. operationaladjective

    effective or operative

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of operational in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of operational in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of operational in a Sentence

  1. Pete Stavros:

    A lot of the operational improvement that gets implemented is really driven by the front-line workforce — the people in sales, customer service, working in the plant. And so it’s a way to have them share in the upside but also to drive much greater engagement at that level in whatever priorities that we’re trying to deploy.

  2. Alberto Maestrini:

    European players do not have the right critical mass to compete against very large international competitors and to create the financial and operational synergies needed to be competitive in export.

  3. Irina Volk:

    As a result of operational search activities, the police officers at the Moscow Directorate of the MVD of Russia in Moscow established the location and arrested the suspect in the murder of a female social media personality in the apartment of a residential building on Pyryeva Street, he has now been brought in for questioning.

  4. Joseph Weiss:

    The success of the Arrow 3 system today ... is an important step towards one of the most important projects for Israel and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) becoming operational.

  5. Jin Murakami:

    Hong Kong MTR is one of the few metro systems in the world that generates net operational income strictly from Hong Kong MTR railway business.

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