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operator

op·er·a·tor

operator

 
pronunciation:
a p reI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person whose job is to control a machine.
He is a bulldozer operator.
synonyms:
manager, master, superintendent, supervisor
similar words:
boss, captain, chief, executive, head, leader
definition 2: a person who works for a telephone company and gives information to help people who use telephones.
I dialed zero to speak with the operator.
similar words:
receptionist
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