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1Not working or in use.‘nonoperational equipment’
- ‘Before US occupation, the base was essentially nonoperational.’
- ‘For a while in the early days, just after release, the billing system was more or less nonoperational and the main game executable was a crash-prone mess.’
- ‘Designated caretakers are employees from noncritical and nonoperational departments during the storm.’
- ‘In addition, 5 other reactors have been nonoperational for at least 2 consecutive calendar years.’
- ‘At the Block M bus terminal, twin ticket booths were already installed in the underground hall, but were vacant and nonoperational.’
- ‘The baseboards were lined with the couple of thousand LPs Alvin had collected, though his snazzy vertical turntable was nonoperational for some obscure hightech reason.’
- ‘As a book about a nonoperational aircraft, Valkyrie will probably attract only a limited audience within the Air Force community.’
- ‘Our hands have been tied while the studio has been nonoperational.’
- ‘A system on the aircraft was nonoperational and the aircraft could not be used for the next sortie.’
- 1.1Not engaged in or involving active duties.
- ‘It's hard to get top-grade civilian people in key positions because of the rotation of military officers in senior positions, and yet militaryofficers must rotate in and out of nonoperational assignments.’
- ‘Drawing from these definitions, noncore logistics functions can be described as nonoperational activities that are not required to be undertaken by military personnel.’
- ‘Many officers will become midcareer specialists by joining the nonoperational career fields after extensive experience in the operational career field's basic branches.’
- ‘Many who become generals have only one nonoperational assignment, which allows little time for reflection and assimilation of skills.’
- 1.2Not derived from or involving normal business operations.
- ‘Last year, our business generated about $1.2 billion of free cash flow, but a lot of it went into junk- nonbusiness, nonoperational stuff.’
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