Definition of operational
1 : of or relating to operation or to an operation <the operational gap between planning and production>
2 : of, relating to, or based on operations
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
Examples of operational in a sentence
The new airport should be fully operational by next year.
The computer network is now operational.
First Known Use of operational
OPERATIONAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of operational for English Language Learners
: ready for use : able to be used
: of or relating to the operation of a business or machine
OPERATIONAL Defined for Kids
Definition of operational for Students
: ready for use <The new airport is now operational.>
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