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Operative  /ˈɒp(ə)rətɪv/  

Noun, Adjective
Synonyms: Effective, efficacious, functional, effectual, efficient, working, operational, serviceable, active
Antonyms: Dysfunctional, medical, inactive, inoperative, ineffective, ineffectual, useless, worthless

Hindi: कार्यकारी, प्रवर्त्तनशील, क्रियाशील, काम करनेवाला
Punjabi: ਆਪਰੇਟਿਵ

Meaning:

1. Functioning or having an effect.

2. Relating to surgery.

3. A worker, especially one in a manufacturing industry.

4. A secret agent or private detective.

Plural Noun: Operatives

Sentence:

The steam engine is still operative.

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