Inoperative definition

ĭn-ŏpər-ə-tĭv, -ŏprə-
Not working or functioning.
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No longer in force; countermanded.

Declared the previous instructions inoperative.

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Not operative; not working; not functioning; without effect.
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Not working or functioning; either idle or broken.
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(law) No longer legally binding.
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Origin of inoperative