nonoperational

adjective non·op·er·a·tion·al \ ˌnän-ˌä-pə-ˈrā-shnəl , -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

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First Known Use of nonoperational

1890

in the meaning defined above

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