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mechanism

noun [C] (SYSTEM)    /ˈmek.ə.nɪ.zəm/
C1 a way of doing something that is planned or part of a system: The mechanism for collecting taxes needs revising.Ways of achieving things
(Definition of mechanism noun (SYSTEM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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