nonoperational

adjective
non·​op·​er·​a·​tion·​al | \ ˌnän-ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shnəl How to pronounce nonoperational (audio) , -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of nonoperational

: not operational: such as
a : not functional or ready for use a nonoperational clock
b : not of or relating to the operation of a business or machine Layoffs were limited to nonoperational positions. nonoperational expenses

Examples of nonoperational in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those cost estimates do not reflect a total restoration of the indoor pools, which have been nonoperational for several years. Beth Mlady, cleveland, 12 May 2022 There's no evidence the hospital was a nonoperational facility used by Azov fighters for military purposes, as social media posts and Russian officials have claimed. Mckenzie Sadeghi, USA TODAY, 15 Mar. 2022 Also on Friday in Maryland, Brandon Fitzgerald-Holley pleaded guilty to using a nonoperational nonprofit to obtain coronavirus relief funds. Washington Post, 3 Dec. 2021 The inspector-general report determined the EPA has failed to adequately monitor about half of the country’s nonoperational hazardous-waste storage sites, known as Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs). Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 17 Apr. 2021 The inspector-general report determined the EPA has failed to adequately monitor about half of the country’s nonoperational hazardous-waste storage sites, known as Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs). Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 17 Apr. 2021 The inspector-general report determined the EPA has failed to adequately monitor about half of the country’s nonoperational hazardous-waste storage sites, known as Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs). Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 17 Apr. 2021 The inspector-general report determined the EPA has failed to adequately monitor about half of the country’s nonoperational hazardous-waste storage sites, known as Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs). Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 17 Apr. 2021 The inspector-general report determined the EPA has failed to adequately monitor about half of the country’s nonoperational hazardous-waste storage sites, known as Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs). Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 17 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of nonoperational

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonoperational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonoperational. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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