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The ventilation equipment was not operating properly.
Many computers were still operating on a two-digit dating system.
The motor operates at very high speeds.
The company has been operating in South America for two years.
The new business will operate as a subsidiary of our company.
All the parties have to operate within the democratic system.
The organization operates on a nonprofit basis.
This government agency operates the war on drugs.
a license to operate an airport limousine service
Racism operates at many levels, conscious and unconscious.
Very different factors were operating in the local and national elections.
This law effectively operates as a tax on education.
She won't argue with you, that's not how she operates.
Carlson operated by gaining people's confidence and then taking their money.
The sales force usually operates as a team.
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old and no longer in good condition
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