noun, plural mo·di op·e·ran·di [moh-dee -op-uh-ran-dee, moh-dahy -op-uh-ran-dahy; Latin moh-dee -oh-pe-rahn-dee]. /ˈmoʊ di ˌɒp əˈræn di, ˈmoʊ daɪ ˌɒp əˈræn daɪ; Latin ˈmoʊ di ˌoʊ pɛˈrɑn di/.
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Example sentences from the Web for modus operandi
Online and phone ordering with contactless delivery or curbside pickup has become the modus operandi for millions of businesses.Ecommerce and SEO: Past, present, and post COVID-19|Jim Yu|May 19, 2020|Search Engine Watch
That seems to be the modus operandi as The League moves closer to the seven-year itch.The MVPs of Sleaze Are Back: FXX's 'The League' Ups the Degenerate Ante|Emily Shire|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each new creative wave that comes along seems to have to challenge the previous modus operandi.
Rubin echoed this message today, explicitly endorsing it as a modus operandi for the Egyptian military.
As always with CBS, if it's not broken, don't fix it seems to be their modus operandi.
In fact, my whole modus vivendi is dictated by the needs of writing.Literary City: Boris Akunin, a Dissident in Moscow|Henry Krempels|April 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Once satisfied that it was just and honourable, and it was comparatively child's work to arrange the modus operandi.
By means of an accepted code of rules a kind of modus vivendi in this respect is obtained.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
He had a modus operandi of making the conditional mood mean the imperative.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
They might, too, have told us to advantage something about the modus operandi of "walking a plank."
The Major chuckled, and admitted this might be so; his old governor used to say, "Est modus in rebus, sunt certi denique fines."Somehow Good|William de Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for modus operandi
noun plural modi operandi (ˈməʊdiː ˌɒpəˈrændiː, ˈməʊdaɪ ˌɒpəˈrændaɪ)
Word Origin for modus operandi
Cultural definitions for modus operandi
The way someone does something; a characteristic method: “Her modus operandi in buying a new car always included a month of research.” This phrase, often abbreviated “m.o.,” is used by police to describe a criminal's characteristic way of committing a crime. From Latin, meaning “method of operation.”