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operation

op·er·a·tion

operation

 
 
pronunciation:
a p reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of operating or functioning.
synonyms:
effect, functioning, performance, working
similar words:
action, application, handling, motion, running, use
definition 2: a particular set of processes or activities.
a mining operation
synonyms:
works
similar words:
act, enterprise, procedure, process, project, undertaking
definition 3: a surgical procedure.
 
synonyms:
surgery
definition 4: a military mission or campaign.
synonyms:
campaign, maneuver
similar words:
assault, attack, movement, offensive, tactics
definition 5: a mathematical procedure such as multiplication or addition.
similar words:
addition, division, multiplication, subtraction
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