nonoperational nonoperational

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (military) not involved in military operations

Usage(s):

  1. This vicious circle of unpaid debt, nonoperational plants, and corruption has become tighter still in recent years as Russia has extended its monopoly over Georgia's energy supplies.
  2. Instead, the data that were nonoperational--that neither controllers nor crew could have done anything about--were simply stored away in computers.

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  • ...person who insisted on anonymity because he remains close to Mr. Rubin said there was one central issue the former Treasury secretary didn't consider when he signed on at Citigroup: "What if you a take a nonoperational role and something...
    on Apr 27, 2008 By: Robert Rubin Source: Times Daily (registration)

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