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English definition of “machine”

machine

noun [C] (GROUP OF PEOPLE)    /məˈʃiːn/
a group of people who control and organize something: Churchill's war machine The party machine has swung into action with its preparation for the election . It's now up to the government's propaganda machine to restore the prime minister's image .Groups of people
(Definition of machine noun (GROUP OF PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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