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manual

adjective uk   /ˈmæn.ju.əl/ us  
B2 done with the hands: the manual sorting of letters She tried to cure the pain in my knee by putting manual pressure on the joint. A manual machine is operated with the hands rather than by electricity or a motor: He still works on an old manual typewriter.B2 involving physical work rather than mental work: unskilled manual labour 750 manual workers will lose their jobs as a result of company cutbacks. Computer-controlled robots are taking over manual jobs in many industries.
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manual

noun [C] uk   /ˈmæn.ju.əl/ us  
B2 a book that gives you practical instructions on how to do something or how to use something, such as a machine: a DIY manual The computer comes with a 600-page instruction manual.
Translations of “manual”
in Korean 손으로 하는…
in Arabic يَدَوي…
in French manuel…
in Turkish elle yapılan…
in Italian manuale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用手做的, 手工的, (機器)用手操作的,手動的…
in Russian ручной, физический…
in Polish fizyczny, ręczny…
in Spanish manual…
in Portuguese manual…
in German manuell…
in Catalan manual…
in Japanese 手作業の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用手做的, 手工的, (机器)用手操作的,手动的…
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