operationalist
noun see operationalism

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  • operationalist — adjective of or relating to or espousing operationalism operationalist doctrine • Pertains to noun: ↑operationalism * * * ələ̇st, əl noun ( s) : an advocate or adherent of operationalism * * * operāˈtionalist or operā …   Useful english dictionary

  • operationalist — See operationalism. * * * …   Universalium

  • operationalist — op·er·a·tion·al·ist …   English syllables

  • operationalism — operationalist, n. operationalistic, adj. /op euh ray sheuh nl iz euhm/, n. Philos. the doctrine that the meaning of a scientific term, concept, or proposition consists of the operation or operations performed in defining or demonstrating it.… …   Universalium

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