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operations

noun
plural of operation

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1 a specific task with which a person or group is charged
  • a secret operation which, if it is discovered, the government will deny any knowledge of

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2 a usually fixed or ordered series of actions or events leading to a result
  • a specific mathematical operation is required in order to get the correct answer

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3 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something
  • given the constant threat of robbery, the operation of a convenience store can be quite stressful

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4 the act or practice of employing something for a particular purpose
  • a considerable amount of training is required for the operation of these new high-tech weapons systems

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“Operations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/operations. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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