Translation of "operative" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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operativenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒp.ər.ə.tɪv/ us /ˈɑː.pɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/

formal a worker, especially one who is skilled in working with their hands

工人;(尤指)技工
a factory operative 工厂技工

mainly US a person who works secretly for an organization

密探;特工人员
a CIA operative 中央情报局特工

operativeadjective

uk /ˈɒp.ər.ə.tɪv/ us /ˈɑː.pɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/ formal

operative adjective (in use)

working or being used

有效的;实施中的;使用中的
The agreement will not become operative until all members have signed. 所有的成员都签字后协议才会生效。
Opposite

(Translation of “operative” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)