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Synonyms for operation

Synonyms for operation

the way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

Synonyms for operation

the state of being in effect or being operative

a business especially one run on a large scale

a planned activity involving many people performing various actions

a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments

a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work


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process or manner of functioning or operating

the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)

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A SORRY, cosmetic operations like this are not available on the NHS and there are few surgeons in the UK who specialise in cosmetically shortening bones.
The researchers said that the guidelines laid down to limit certain cosmetic operations on the NHS did not often influence the decision-making process.
Cosmetic operations on men at the private Nuffield Hospital have risen by 25 per cent in the last year, with some businessmen nipping in during their lunch hour for simple procedures.
The Polish-born widow is obsessed with being "young and attractive always" and has had several cosmetic operations herself.
VAIN Britons had nearly 600,000 cosmetic operations last year, costing almost pounds 650 million.
But 2,440 males also had cosmetic operations last year, which included breast reduction, nose jobs, ear corrections and hair implants - compared with just 1,348 in 2004.
The trips, focusing on South Africa where cosmetic operations are 70pc cheaper than in the UK, are being offered by online travel company ebookers.
But if people want cosmetic operations they should pay.
Doctors performing purely cosmetic operations must register for VAT and pass the charge on to patients in a move that will raise up to pounds 500million a year.
Berlusconi, 74, is said to have covered bills for seven women to have the cosmetic operations after prosecutors investigating sex allegations against him quizzed plastic surgeon Dr Giacomo Urtis.
When they were first told she could have a series of cosmetic operations to alter the instantly recognisable facial features caused by Down's - surgery which is opposed by the Down's Syndrome Association - they rejected the idea.
14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmetic operations like breast augmentation surgeries are on the rise throughout the nation.
A BREAST reductions are the cosmetic operations that give the highest levels of patient satisfaction.