Definition of operations research in English:

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operations research

Pronunciation: /ˌäpəˈrāSHənz rəˈsərCH/ /rēˈsərCH/ /ˈrēˌsərCH/

noun

The application of scientific principles to business management, providing a quantitative basis for complex decisions.
Example sentences
  • The majority of our analysts have advanced degrees in technical areas, such as operations research, mathematics, engineering, and management sciences.
  • The majority of the analysts have advanced degrees in technical areas such as operations research, mathematics, engineering, and management sciences.
  • The conference will cover many areas of mathematical sciences like astronomy, statistics, operations research, computer science and many other mathematically related subjects.

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Syllabification: op·er·a·tions re·search

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