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English definition of “automatic”

automatic

adjective (NOT CONSCIOUS)    /ˌɔː.təˈmæt.ɪk/ US  /ˌɑː.t̬əˈmæt̬-/
C2 done without thinking about it: Over time , driving just becomes automatic. My automatic response was to pull my hand away.Not expected or planned
(Definition of automatic adjective (NOT CONSCIOUS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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