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automat

noun [C] uk   /ˈɔː.tə.mæt/  us   /ˈɑː.t̬ə-/ US
a restaurant where you buy food from boxes whose doors open when money is put in
Translations of “automat”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用自動售賣機出售食品的)自助餐廳…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用自动售货机出售食品的)自助餐馆…
(Definition of automat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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