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English definition of “automatically”

automatically

adverb (NOT CONSCIOUSLY)    /ˌɔː.təˈmæt.ɪ.kəl.i/ US  /ˌɑː.t̬əˈmæt̬-/
B2 If you do something automatically, you do it without thinking about it: I automatically put my hand out to catch it.Not expected or planned
(Definition of automatically adverb (NOT CONSCIOUSLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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