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operative
British English: /ˈɒp(ə)rətɪv/
American English: /ˈɑp(ə)rədɪv/

Translation of operative in German:

adjective

  • 1 (in operation)the law became operative
    das Gesetz trat in Kraft
    the scheme is fully operative
    das Programm läuft
  • 3 (most relevant)the operative word is ‘quietly’
    die Betonung liegt auf „leise“

noun

  • ([Fach]arbeiter der, -arbeiterin die)
    machine operative
    (Maschinist der, Maschinistin die)

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