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English definition of “robot”


noun [C] uk   /ˈrəʊ.bɒt/ us    /ˈroʊ.bɑːt/

robot noun [C] (MACHINE)

B1 a machine controlled by a computer that is used to perform jobs automaticallyMachinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores

robot noun [C] (PERSON)

disapproving someone who does things in a very quick and effective way but never shows their emotionsNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions

robot noun [C] (TRAFFIC LIGHT)

South African English a traffic lightLights, signs and markings on roads
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