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Definition of Operation

Operation

  1. The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
  2. The method of working; mode of action.
  3. That which is operated or accomplished; an effect brought about in accordance with a definite plan; as, military or naval operations.
  4. Effect produced; influence.
  5. Something to be done; some transformation to be made upon quantities, the transformation being indicated either by rules or symbols.
  6. Any methodical action of the hand, or of the hand with instruments, on the human body, to produce a curative or remedial effect, as in amputation, etc.

Operation Quotations

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Bill Gates

My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
Alvin Adams

I've just had an operation, but nothing too serious.
Syd Barrett

Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction. One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing, in each individual life making itself.
Jose Ortega y Gasset

To be a designer today is to be an entrepreneur. Whether you're a two-man operation in Shoreditch or a 3,000-person, vertically integrated brand, you need to have the wherewithal to run your business through investment, considering everything from start-up funds to your exit plan or what it takes to go public.
Natalie Massenet
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Operation Translations

operation in Afrikaans is operasie
operation in Dutch is bewerking, operatie, ingreep
operation in German is Arbeitsablauf {m}, Betrieb, Arbeitsgang {m}
operation in Italian is fase di lavorazione, operazione, servizio
operation in Spanish is operacion
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