[ op-uh-rey-shuh-nl-ahyz ]
/ ˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃə nlˌaɪz /
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verb (used with object)
to put into operation, action, or use; implement: It’s our VP’s task to effectively operationalize the company’s vision.Unfortunately, relations between the two superpowers have never been strong enough to operationalize the northern route through Central Asia.
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Also especially British, op·er·a·tion·al·ise .
Origin of operationalize
First recorded in 1950–55; operational + -ize
OTHER WORDS FROM operationalizeop·er·a·tion·al·i·za·tion [op-uh-rey-shuh-nl-ahy-zey-shuhn] /ˌɒp əˌreɪ ʃə nl aɪˈzeɪ ʃən/ especially British, op·er·a·tion·al·i·sa·tion, noun
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