Chinese translation of 'operative'
- [machine, measure, system]
- (= worker)
工人(gōngrén) (名, míng)
- (US, = government agent)
特工(tègōng) (名, míng)the operative word
'operative' in Other Languages
British English: operative ADJECTIVE
A system or service that is operative is working or having an effect.
The commercial telephone service was no longer operative.
British English: operative NOUN
An operative is a worker, especially one who does work with their hands.
In an automated car plant there is not a human operative to be seen.
Translation of operative from the Collins English to Chinese Dictionary