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English definition of “operational”

operational

adjective     /ˌɒp.ərˈeɪ.ʃən.əl/ US  /ˌɑː.pəˈreɪ-/
relating to a particular activity : There are operational advantages in putting sales and admin in the same building .FunctioningPerforming a function If a system is operational, it is working : Repairs have already begun and we expect the factory to be fully operational again with six months .FunctioningPerforming a function operationally     /-i/ adverb
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