Definition of operational
- the operational gap between planning and production
The new airport should be fully operational by next year.
The computer network is now operational.
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in commission (or into commission), in force, in gear, on line;
: ready for use : able to be used
: of or relating to the operation of a business or machine
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to pay off by making regular payments
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