Dictionary definition for: Operational
2. (s) fit or ready for use or service; "the toaster was still functional even after being dropped" "the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable" "an operational aircraft" "the dishwasher is now in working order"
4. (s) being in effect or operation; "de facto apartheid is still operational even in the "new" African nations"- Leslie Marmon Silko; "bus service is in operation during the emergency" "the company had several operating divisions"
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