Definition of 'operational'
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The fault was uncovered a fortnight ago and the planes should be fully operational'over the coming weeks '. The Sun (2016)Today only about 300,000 people are receiving benefit payments through universal credit and the system will not be fully operational until 2022 at the earliest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new framework that allows businesses to test the maturity of their IT processes is now fully operational. Computing (2010)Within a year it was fully operational. The Sun (2012)He added that the system could be operational within three years. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Operational waste will cease to go to landfill at the end of next year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The southern runway remained fully operational throughout. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It should be operational by next year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And a father builds a fully operational robot for his son. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is planned that the system will be fully operational by next year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It could be operational within two years. The Sun (2009)Investors hope to see further operational improvements next year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This makes political and operational sense. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This needs to be driven by departmental leadership teams - political and operational. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When fully operational the orchestra will give 90 concerts a year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The new channel tunnel high-speed link is now fully operational and journey times have been reduced. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The agency becomes fully operational in October. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Its tests have so far been mostly successful, and it may be operational before the end of this year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The regime can argue that the West has recognised its right to enrich uranium and that all its main nuclear sites remain operational. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The New York subway system may not be operational until the end of the week. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The MoD's urgent operational requirements system shows that it can be done. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But in fact Britain's military drawdown long ago ended our independent operational capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'operational'
British English: operational ADJECTIVE
A machine or piece of equipment that is operational is in use or is ready for use.
The whole system will be fully operational by December.
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