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mechanic

noun uk   us   /məˈkæn.ɪk/

mechanic noun (JOB)

A2 [C] someone whose job is repairing the engines of vehicles and other machines: a car/garage/bike mechanic
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mechanic noun (STUDY)

mechanics [U] the study of the effect of physical forces on objects and their movement

mechanic noun (WAY OF WORKING)

the mechanics [plural] informal the way something works or happens: He knows a lot about the mechanics of running a school.
Translations of “mechanic”
in Arabic مِيكانيكي…
in Korean 정비공…
in Malaysian mekanik…
in French mécanicien/-ienne…
in Turkish tamirci, teknisyen…
in Italian meccanico, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 技師, 機工…
in Russian механик…
in Polish mechanik…
in Vietnamese thợ máy…
in Spanish mecánico…
in Portuguese mecânico, -a…
in Thai ช่างเครื่อง…
in German der Mechaniker…
in Catalan mecànic, -a…
in Japanese 修理工…
in Indonesian montir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 机工, 机修工…
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