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English definition of “automatic”

automatic

adjective
 
 
/ˌɔːtəˈmætɪk/
an automatic machine, process, or system is able to operate, complete a task, or move by itself without being controlled by a person: Tick the 'automatic update' box and the date and time will be updated for you. automatic sliding doors automatic payment/transfer/withdrawal
happening as a usual result, without the need for extra permission, approval, proof, etc.: EU nationals have the automatic right to apply for jobs in other countries within the European Union.
(Definition of automatic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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