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verb as in perform surgery

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The app will operate on a freemium model, with some of the simpler biological clocks and combined age score available for free, but some of the more sophisticated clocks will require payment to unlock.

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Kriel, 47, owns and operates Elli’s Kosher Kitchen, the only kosher catering company in Dubai.

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Overdoses have gone up, while treatment centers are operating at limited capacity and struggling to stay afloat.

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Society is making it clear that business has to do better, or risk losing its license to operate.

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He averaged almost 33 points per game on 53 percent shooting, taking full advantage of the abundance of space with which he had to operate.

But it takes more than just pilots to operate the drone fleet.

"We will continue to operate in Portland," Uber spokeswoman Eva Behrend told The Oregonian.

They operate in a realm largely untouched by legislation, unions, and guilds.

Crowd labor platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk operate with few rules and little protection for workers.

Without the proper equipment to repair and operate the Mohajer-4 it may be more of a photo prop than a piece of weaponry.

Then they were to co-operate with an army moving up from Arkansas, and the State would be redeemed.

The leaguers were now anxious to co-operate with the Americans in compelling the Spaniards to evacuate the Archipelago.

It may be that the expedition was intended first to operate as a diversion, and then to join Bruce himself in Nithsdale.

Leander had but the one to operate his stick with, while Ernest was drivin' both fists right into the darkness in front of him.

It is difficult, however, to trace the mode in which they operate on a substance of such complexity as the soil.


On this page you'll find 209 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to operate, such as: achieve, act, complete, conduct, do, and engage.

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