field of operations


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Noun1.field of operations - a region in which active military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
theater of war, theatre of war - the entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
combat area, combat zone - a military area where combat forces operate
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His decision made, he set out in the direction of the German camp, no well-defined plan formulated; but with the general idea that once near the field of operations he might find an opportunity to harass the German command as he so well knew how to do.
We come now to the immediate field of operation of the great enterprise we have undertaken to illustrate.
The second methodology, empiricism, was adopted within the fields of purchasing and logistics in the 1960s and 1970s, and within the field of operations management in the 1980s.
in administration and have an interest in supply chain management and the field of operations.