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  • v  direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
  • v  perform as expected when applied
  • v  handle and cause to function
    do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol
  • v  perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
  • v  happen
  • v  keep engaged
  • v  perform surgery on
    The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life

  • Selecting the vice presidential nominee is the most important decision a presidential candidate can make and one even Barack Obama has said will 'signal how I want to operate my .
  • Justices agreed that newspapers which don't require licenses or airwaves to operate face theoretically unlimited competition, making the protection of the Fairness Doctrine .
  • And TellMe lets you operate your phone with your voice, promising an end run around those confusing option menus.
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  • Barack Obama in WAOW
    Obama says, "If this region slides backwards, if the Taliban retakes this country and al Qaeda can operate with impunity, then more American lives will be at stake."
  • Mike Hayden in 940 News
    I welcome this inquiry and the CIA will co-operate fully,CIA Director Mike Hayden said in a statement. "I welcome it as an opportunity to address questions that have arisen over the destruction back in 2005 of videotapes."
  • Tom Daschle in guardian.co.uk
    This work will require a leader who can operate with the full faith of Congress and the American people, and without distraction,Daschle said in a statement. "Right now, I am not that leader, and will not be a distraction."

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