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  • 21operative — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ fully ▪ The new system will not become fully operative until next year …

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  • 22operative — op|er|a|tive1 [ ap(ə)rətıv ] adjective working correctly and having the right effect the operative word the most important word in a sentence operative op|er|a|tive 2 [ ap(ə)rətıv ] noun count 1. ) TECHNICAL someone who does a particular kind of… …

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  • 23operative — A workman; a laboring man; an artisan; particularly one employed in factories. Secret agent or detective @ operative part That part of a conveyance, or of any instrument intended for the creation or transference of rights, by which the main… …

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  • 24operative — 1. adjective a) Effectual or important. Hes usually in a good mood the operative word there being usually . Today was a disaster. b) Functional, in working order. See Also: operand, operant, operate, operation …

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  • 25opérative — ● opératif, opérative adjectif Se dit de la période médiévale de la franc maçonnerie …

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  • 26operative — See operator, operative …

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  • 27operative — Synonyms and related words: Bow Street runner, CIA man, FBI, FBI agent, Federal, G man, Secret Service, Sherlock Holmes, T man, accessible, active, actor, agent, alive, architect, armipotent, artisan, author, authoritative, cloak and dagger… …

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  • 28operative — adj. & n. adj. 1 in operation; having effect. 2 having the principal relevance ( may is the operative word). 3 of or by surgery. 4 Law expressing an intent to perform a transaction. n. 1 a worker, esp. a skilled one. 2 US a private detective.… …

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  • 29operative — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. effective, operating, acting, working, functioning, effectual. See agency. n. workman; detective, spy. See inquiry, concealment. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. influential, adequate, efficient; see… …

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  • 30operative — op·er·a·tive || É‘pÉ™rÉ™tɪv / É’p n. worker; craftsman; artisan adj. in working order; valid; influential; important; surgical; efficient …

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  • 31operative — adjective 1》 functioning; having effect.     ↘(of a word) having the most significance in a phrase. 2》 relating to surgery. noun 1》 a worker, especially one in a manufacturing industry. 2》 chiefly N. Amer. a private detective or secret agent.… …

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  • 32operative — I. a. 1. Acting, active, in action, in operation. 2. Effective, efficient, effectual, efficacious, serviceable, vigorous. 3. Practical. II. n. Laborer, artisan, laboring man, workman …

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  • 33operative — n 1. workman, workingman, worker, laborer, Sl. working stiff; industrial or factory worker, factory hand, blue collar worker, proletarian; artisan, artificer, craftsman, handicraftsman; skilled laborer, mechanic. 2. detective, private detective,… …

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  • 34operative — op·er·a·tive …

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  • 35operative — [ˈɒp(ə)rətɪv] adj working correctly and having the right effect …

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  • 36operative — op•er•a•tive [[t]ˈɒp ər ə tɪv, ˈɒp rə tɪv, ˈɒp əˌreɪ tɪv[/t]] n. 1) a person engaged or skilled in some branch of work, esp. productive or industrial work; worker 2) detective 3) a secret agent; spy 4) gov a clever manipulator; operator 5)… …

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  • 37operative — Adjective: In working condition; in operation. Noun: One who operates machinery, as in a factory. Ward v Krinsky, 259 US 503, 527, 66 L Ed 1033, 1043, 42 S Ct 529 …

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  • 38Operative Media — Operative Media, Inc. Type Corporation Industry Digital Advertising Founded 2000 Headquarters New York City, New York …

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  • 39Operative temperature — (to) is defined as a uniform temperature of a radiantly black enclosure in which an occupant would exchange the same amount of heat by radiation plus convection as in the actual nonuniform environment.[1] Some references also use the terms… …

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  • 40Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association — of the United States and Canada Founded July 21, 1864 Country United States and Canada Affiliation AFL– …

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