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robot

noun [C]  /ˈroʊ·bɑt, -bət/ us  
a mechanical device that works automatically or by computer control: Industrial robots are replacing people.
Translations of “robot”
in Korean 로봇…
in Arabic رَجُل آلي…
in French robot…
in Turkish robot…
in Italian robot, automa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機器, 機器人…
in Russian робот…
in Polish robot…
in Spanish robot…
in Portuguese robô…
in German der Roboter…
in Catalan robot…
in Japanese ロボット…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机器, 机器人…
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