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OTHER WORDS FROM inoperativein·op·er·a·tive·ness, noun
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Or, as we say in Washington, “My prior statement is inoperative.”
In the absence of such officers the proposed legislation would be nugatory and inoperative.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
Intention may be inoperative, and effect may be involuntary.Balzac|Frederick Lawton
Like many other statutes of the time this seems to have been inoperative, for we find 23 Hen.A Short History of English Agriculture|W. H. R. Curtler