operation

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌɒpəˈreɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌɑpəˈreɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(op′ə rāshən)


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operation

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a (top-) secret operation
  2. a [military, undercover] operation
  3. an operation in [Iraq]
  4. has to have an operation
  5. an operation to fix his [leg, intestine]
  6. an operation on her [leg]
  7. a [risky, routine] operation
  8. a pioneering [bypass, transplant] operation
  9. the operation is [risky]
  10. an operation to [remove, examine]
  11. will be performing the operation
  12. a [ten] -hour operation
  13. the operation was [performed, carried out] by
  14. complications during the operation
  15. there were no complications during the operation
  16. the operation went as [planned, expected]
  17. recovering from a [leg, heart] operation
  18. the operation of [vehicles, heavy machinery]
  19. is rated for operation at extreme [temperatures, altitude, pressure]
  20. the operation and maintenance (of)
  21. the [service, plant, rule] is no longer in operation
  22. suspected of [fraudulent, shady] (business) operations
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