Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “modus operandi”

modus operandi

noun [S]     /ˌməʊ.dəsˌɒp.əˈræn.diː/ US  /ˌmoʊ.dəsˌoʊ.pəˈrɑːn.di/ formal
a particular way of doing somethingWays of achieving things
(Definition of modus operandi noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of modus operandi

Translations of “modus operandi”

Word of the Day

gastronomy

the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More