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operational

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adjective op·er·a·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Simple Definition of operational

  • : ready for use : able to be used

  • : of or relating to the operation of a business or machine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of operational

  1. 1 :  of or relating to operation or to an operation <the operational gap between planning and production>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or based on operations

  3. 3 a :  of, engaged in, or connected with execution of military or naval operations in campaign or battle b :  ready for or in condition to undertake a destined function

operationally

adverb

Examples of operational in a sentence

  1. The new airport should be fully operational by next year.

  2. The computer network is now operational.



Circa 1909

First Known Use of operational

circa 1909


OPERATIONAL Defined for Kids

operational

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adjective op·er·a·tion·al \ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shə-nəl\

Definition of operational for Students

  1. :  ready for use <The new airport is now operational.>




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operational

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adjective op·er·a·tion·al \ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shə-nəl\

Legal Definition of operational





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