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the operative word

the most ​important word in a phrase, which ​explains the ​truth of a ​situation: He was a ​painter - "was" being the operative word, since he ​died last ​week.
(Definition of the operative word from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “the operative word”
en chino (simplificado) 关键词, 最重要的词…
en chino (tradicionál) 關鍵詞, 最重要的詞…
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