Definition of 'operating'
Example sentences containing 'operating'
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The big guy turned to me, the slim one behind him looking over his shoulder as if he was operating the levers. A DARKENING STAIN (2002)The only problem, I didn't understand it -- my mind operating faster than my brain. A DARKENING STAIN (2002)I started to become strapped for cash as operating costs continued to rise. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2002)
Trends of 'operating'
Very Common. operating is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'operating'
British English: operating ADJECTIVE
Operating costs or profits are the money that a company spends or earns through ordinary trading activities.
The group made good operating profits.
Definition of operating from the Collins English Dictionary
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