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  • n. Plural form of operation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records


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  • A zone of operations may sometimes present but a single _line of operations_, either on account of the configuration of the country, or of the small number of practicable routes for an army found therein.

    The Art of War

  • The term operations here I use in a large sense, as comprehending not barely the actions of the mind about its ideas, but some sort of passions arising sometimes from them, such as is the satisfaction or uneasiness arising from any thought.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • That being said about the Mortgage Guaranty business, let me take a minute and transition to a brief review of our Title operations for the quarter.

  • The title operations segment of the company suffered a decline in residential real estate transactions, lower property values and a $19.6 million non-cash impairment of certain securities.

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  • Corp. and Bertelsmann subsequently merged their label operations to create Sony BMG, which Sony then bought outright, giving it ownership of the "Idol" relationship along with several other record labels.

    Universal Music to Team With 'Idol'

  • And a lot of them do what they call operations research, kind of -- they ` re scientists.

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  • The increase in profitability was primarily due to cost saving initiatives successfully implemented in our title operations.

  • New York City officials destroyed tons of new, unworn clothing and footwear last year that had been seized in raids on counterfeit label operations, abandoning a practice of giving - Business News

  • The fact that architects may have to redefine their operations is potentially a wonderful opportunity to recalibrate and reconsider who and what architecture is actually for.

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  • The government and KBR have made significant improvements in operations and oversight of LOGCAP III and we have safeguards in place to protect the government's interest, Carlson said.

    With eye on exit, military awards massive Iraq contract without competition


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