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American English: /ˈɑpəˌreɪdər/
British English: /ˈɒpəreɪtə/

Translation of operator in Spanish:


  • 2 2.1 (company)
    Example sentences
    • He says there is a social aspect to the credit union movement, which consumers tired of greedy financial service industry operators find refreshing.
    • The premier approved a controversial plan by transport secretary Stephen Byers to take Railtrack, the privatised national rail operator, into administration.
    • The establishment of SBCGT has been therefore a response to the demand for credit and finance facilities by small business operators.
    2.2 (person) [colloquial]a smart operator
    un tipo vivo [colloquial]
    un vivales (Spain) [colloquial]
    he has shown himself to be an effective political operator
    ha demostrado ser un político muy hábil
    he's a smooth or slick operator
    es de los que saben conseguir lo que quieren
    Example sentences
    • One of Rove's heroes was Mark Hanna, a shrewd political operator from Ohio who helped put William McKinley in the White House in 1896.
    • Seemingly on his way out when he was shifted from the Foreign Office at the last reshuffle, this shrewd operator may have identified a swift route back to the heart of the government.
    • A business graduate, he began to earn a name for himself as a shrewd and energetic operator at NCB stockbrokers.
  • 3 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • His recent breakthroughs in the theory of characteristic functions for several commuting operators indicate that in spite of his seventy years, mathematically Moshe is still a young man.
    • Smoothing operators and functions have been used for interpolation and, more generally, data fitting.
    • Why does he require the associative law to hold if his symbols are operators?
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