operator

operator
noun
1 person who connects telephone calls
ADJECTIVE
switchboard, telephone
OPERATOR + VERB
connect sb, put sb through

I asked the operator to put me through to her office.

2 person who works a machine, etc.
ADJECTIVE
experienced, skilled
machine, plant
camera, computer, lathe, radio, etc.
3 person/company that does particular business
ADJECTIVE
big, large
small
private
independent
holiday (BrE), tour, travel (esp. BrE)
cable, cable-television
cellular (AmE), mobile (BrE), mobile-phone (BrE), network
satellite, telecommunications
airline (esp. BrE), bus (esp. BrE), charter, coach (BrE), ferry (esp. BrE), rail (BrE), train (BrE)

a train operator that runs services between London and Scotland

The Transport Minister has issued two new licences to private bus operators in the Dublin area.

4 sb who is good at getting what they want
ADJECTIVE
shrewd, smooth

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