Translation of "operation" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˌɒpərˈeɪʃən/

B1 when a doctor cuts someone's body to remove or repair part of it

a heart/lung operation
a major/minor operation
My son's got to have an operation.

an organization or business

şirket, işletme
a large commercial operation

an activity that is intended to achieve a particular purpose

eylem, faaliyet
a military/peacekeeping operation
a joint operation by French and Spanish police
in operation

If a machine or system is in operation, it is working or being used.

faal, işler/çalışır durumda, yürürlükte
The new rail link is now in operation.
Most of the machines are now back in operation.

(Translation of “operation” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)