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Operative is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter O and ends with the letter E for which we found 4 definitions.

(a.) Having the power of acting; hence exerting force physical or moral; active in the production of effects; as an operative motive.
(a.) Producing the appropriate or designed effect; efficacious; as an operative dose rule or penalty.
(a.) Based upon or consisting of an operation or operations; as operative surgery.
(n.) A skilled worker; an artisan; esp. one who operates a machine in a mill or manufactory.

Syllable Information

The word operative is a 9 letter word that has 4 syllable 's . The syllable division for operative is: op-er-a-tive

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