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adjective as in functional

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SpaceX recently successfully completed its first crewed demonstration mission of its Dragon spacecraft, and could launch its first operational astronaut mission to the International Space Station as early as October.

Most operational weather forecasts are good to about 10 to 14 days but no further.

We are currently monitoring to ensure that these services are operational.

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What’s more, all of these database types can be run as managed services in the cloud, eliminating the need for operational overhead and expensive software licensing.

As of today, sports betting is fully legal and operational in several states, with others having already passed legislation.

“The U.S. Navy will attain IOC [initial operational capability] in 2018 with 3F software,” DellaVedova wrote.

There was virtually no government oversight of safety and operational standards.

Procurement budgets for weapon systems and operational-cost accounts are separated by a near-unbreachable wall.

Paul accomplishes this largely by cutting overseas operational costs and war spending from $159 billion to nothing by 2016.

Kowalski may have a point from an operational-security perspective.

As yet, the project had had no specific target; nor had it been fully operational as of midnight yesterday.

However, he has managed to leave Project Hot Rod operational while unattended.

So long as Hot Rod still existed, was still within their reach, the plan was operational.

Fourth, Rapid Dominance aims to achieve new levels of operational competence that can virtually institutionalize "brilliance."

It is also unlikely that any operational construct, no matter how brilliantly conceived, could overcome such a disconnect.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to operational, such as: practical, ready, useful, viable, working, and fit.

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