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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not operating.

Usage examples (37)
  • An inoperative law
  • Adjective : inoperative remedies. ,The earlier rule is now inoperative
  • In the case Thursday, Sullenberger was forced to glide because both engines were inoperative, which is highly unusual.
  • There is every indication that he will find language the satisfies him that his referendum pledge is "inoperative," as Richard Nixon once said about his promises. for more
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