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    Default operative meaning

    Historical names is the operative word.

    What is the meaning of `operative' here.

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    Default Re: operative meaning

    operative = the one that is of particular importance

    Turn your mobile off when you are in the library - Off is the operative word, so don't just switch it to silent stand-by.

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