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British English: /ˈɒpəreɪt/
American English: /ˈɑpəˌreɪt/

Translation of operate in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (run)
    far funzionare, azionare
    (appliance, machine, vehicle)
  • 2 (enforce)
    (policy, system)
    fare entrare in vigore
    (ban, control)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (do business, engage in criminal activity) they operate out of London
    operano a Londra
  • 4 (Military)
    fare un'operazione militare
  • 5 [figurative] (work)
    (factor, force, law) in favour of a favore, a vantaggio di against contro
  • 7 (Medicine) we shall have to operate
    bisognerà operare
    to operate on
    to be operated on
    essere operato
    to operate on somebody's leg, ear
    operare qualcuno alla gamba, all'orecchio
    to operate on somebody for appendicitis
    operare qualcuno di appendicite

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