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|Adj.||1.||in operation - being in effect or operation; "de facto apartheid is still operational even in the `new' African nations"- Leslie Marmon Silko; "bus service is in operation during the emergency"; "the company had several operating divisions"|
operative - being in force or having or exerting force; "operative regulations"; "the major tendencies operative in the American political system"
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