Definition of operation:

part of speech: noun

Agency; influence; action; surgical act.

part of speech: noun

Act or process of operating: agency: influence: method of working: action or movements: surgical performance.

part of speech: noun

Working or way of working; regular action; as, the machine is in operation; agency; surgical action upon the body; a series of movements of an army or fleet.

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