- adj.手术的; （计划、法律等）实施中的，起作用的; 最适合的; 关键词句;
- n.工作人员; （尤指）体力劳动者; 密探; （尤指政府的）特工人员;
- 复数: operatives;
A small dram of whisky may be prescribed by doctors for those over 60 to help them sleep. It is vital though to emphasize that "small" is the operative word.
As long as the operative word is "greed", you can't count on people keeping the costs down.
The Youth Training Scheme was operative by the end of 1983.
In an automated car plant there is not a human operative to be seen.
When I say " come quickly ", the operative word is " quickly ".
我说 “ 快来 ”, 关键的字是 “ 快 ”.
The scheme was fully operative by 1975.
External causes become operative through internal causes.
Objective To review operative experiences of colon interposition for caustic stricture of esophagus.
Here we see the operative site after completion of these preparations.
Excessive iodine, even in the operative field, should be removed with alcohol to prevent chemical dermatitis.
过多的碘酊, 即使在术野内, 也必须用酒精严格脱碘,以免出现化学性皮炎.
Objective: To investigate the clinical features and post operative management in aged patients with acute cholecystitis.
Objective : To investigate an operative secondary deformities caused by plastic operation on cleft lip.
INTRODUCTION: A main drawback of neoadjuant chemotherapy is that it may increase operative morbidity and mortality.
The image features were analyzed according to Nauta and were compared with operative and pathological findings.
Objective To study the clinical imaging characteristics and operative effieacy of nonossifying fibroma ( NOF ).
Democrats view as the kind of operative who would put a tarantula under an opponent's pillow.
1. a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
2. someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
1. being in force or having or exerting force;
"the major tendencies operative in the American political system"
2. of or relating to a surgical operation;
3. relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine;
"a surgical appendix"
"a surgical procedure"
4. effective; producing a desired effect;
"the operative word"
5. (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing;
"in running (or working) order"
"a functional set of brakes"