unoperative

Related to unoperative: inoperative

unoperative

(ʌnˈɒpərətɪv)
adj
obsolete having no use or effect; inoperative
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The traditional concept of public bads is made virtually unoperative by including all sorts of things anathema to socialists, including unemployment, pollution, imperialistic wars, apartheid, noxious advertising, fast assembly-line speeds, and low taxes on profits.
If a bronchopleural fistula is present, the trachea will be in a midline position or bowed toward the unoperative side if a tension pneumothorax is present.