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op·er·ate

 (ŏp′ə-rāt′)
v. op·er·at·ed, op·er·at·ing, op·er·ates
v.intr.
1. To perform a function; work: The motor operates smoothly.
2. To perform surgery.
3.
a. To exert an influence: forces operating on the economy.
b. To produce a desired or proper effect: a drug that operates quickly.
4. To carry on a military or naval action or campaign.
5. Informal To conduct business in an irregular or devious manner: drug dealers operating in residential and urban areas.
v.tr.
1. To control the functioning of; run: operate a sewing machine.
2. To conduct the affairs of; manage: operate a business.
3. To supply with power: a car that is operated by electricity.

[Latin operārī, operāt-, to work; see op- in Indo-European roots.]
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operating

(ˈɒpəreɪtɪŋ)
adj
involved in the operations of a businessinvolved in surgical operations
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.operating - involved in a kind of operation; "the operating conditions of the oxidation pond"
2.operating - 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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operating

adjective
In action or full operation:
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Translations

operating

[ˈɒpəreɪtɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. (Comm) [budget, assets] → de explotación
operating costs or expensesgastos mpl de explotación
operating losspérdida f de explotación
operating profitbeneficio m de explotación
2. (Comput) operating systemsistema m operativo
3. (Tech) operating conditionscondiciones fpl de funcionamiento
B. CPD operating room N (US) (Med) = operating theatre operating table N (Med) → mesa f de operaciones
operating theatre N (Med) → quirófano m, sala f de operaciones
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operating

[ˈɒpəreɪtɪŋ] adj [costs, expenses, losses] → d'exploitation; [profit, income, assets, budget, cash] → d'exploitation operating softwareoperating instructions nplmode m d'emploioperating manual nmanuel m d'utilisationoperating room n (US)salle f d'opérationoperating software nlogiciel m d'exploitationoperating system nsystème m d'exploitationoperating table ntable f d'opération
to be on the operating table → être sur la table d'opérationoperating theatre n (British)salle f d'opération
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

operating

adj attr
(Tech, Comm) → Betriebs-; operating pressureBetriebsdruck m; operating profitBetriebsgewinn m; operating statement (US) → Gewinn- und Verlustrechnung f
(Med) → Operations-

operating

:
operating licence, (US) operating license
operating manual
operating room
n (US Med) → Operationssaal m, → OP m
operating system
n (Comput) → Betriebssystem nt
operating table
n (Med) → Operationstisch m
operating theatre
n (Brit Med) → Operationssaal m, → OP m
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operating

[ˈɒpəˌreɪtɪŋ] adj
a. (Comm) (costs) → di gestione, d'esercizio
b. (Med) → operatorio/a; (nurse) → di sala operatoria
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There is a great quantity of eating and drinking, making love and jilting, laughing and the contrary, smoking, cheating, fighting, dancing and fiddling; there are bullies pushing about, bucks ogling the women, knaves picking pockets, policemen on the look-out, quacks (OTHER quacks, plague take them!) bawling in front of their booths, and yokels looking up at the tinselled dancers and poor old rouged tumblers, while the light-fingered folk are operating upon their pockets behind.
The metaphysical conception of a cause lingers in our manner of viewing causal laws: we want to be able to FEEL a connection between cause and effect, and to be able to imagine the cause as "operating." This makes us unwilling to regard causal laws as MERELY observed uniformities of sequence; yet that is all that science has to offer.
On certain afternoons in the week there were operations; and he stood in the well of the theatre, in a white jacket, ready to hand the operating surgeon any instrument he wanted or to sponge the blood away so that he could see what he was about.
And it also came to him that all this colossal operating of his was being done on his own money.
He released the safety catch with his thumb, and operating the sliding outer barrel, ran the contents of the clip through the mechanism.
Bethell, now in Cutler's place at the head of the New York Company, has been the operating chief for eighteen years.
Patterson-UTI reported that for the month of June, the company had an average of 150 drilling rigs operating. For the three months ended June 30, the company had an average of 158 drilling rigs operating.
1, 2018, over 229,600 small business entities were operating in Uzbekistan, which is 9.1 percent more than in the same period last year, the country's State Statistics Committee said.
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Operating without effective leadership oversight executive management supervision and direction from the board of directors to prevent unsafe and unsound practices and violations of laws rules regulations and guidance;