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operative

noun [C]
 
 
/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
Employees and colleagues
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
Spying and espionage
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