chiefly Britain : operations research
* * *operational research or operations research noun1. Research to discover how a weapon, tactic or strategy can be altered to give better results2. Similar research to promote maximum efficiency in industrial spheres• • •Main Entry: ↑operate
* * *operational research,British. operations research.
* * *ˌoperational ˈresearch f38 [operational research] (also ˈoperations research) noun uncountable (technical)the study of how businesses are organized, in order to make them more efficient
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