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automate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈɔːtəmeɪt/ WORKPLACE, PRODUCTION
to use machines or computers instead of people to do a particular task, especially in a factory or office: The software automates many processes, increasing reliability and reducing the time involved with each order. All of the factory's operations have been automated.
automated /ˈɔːtəmeɪtɪd/ US   /ˈɑːṱəmeɪţɪd/ adjective
(Definition of automate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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