automatically Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "automatically" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

automatically

adverb
 
 
/ˌɔːtəˈmætɪkli/ US   /ˌɑːṱəˈmæţ-/
done by a machine, system, or process that is designed to complete a task without a person having to control it: Paychecks are automatically deposited into your account on the 26th of each month. The program automatically downloads and installs new updates.
happening or reacting without the need to consider or do anything extra: Any employee who is found guilty of sexual harassment will be automatically discharged. Once you have used the system for a while you will find you save your work automatically, without thinking about it.
Translations of “automatically”
in Korean 자동적으로, 무의식적으로…
in Arabic بِشكل آلي, بِشكل تِلْقَائي…
in Portuguese automaticamente…
in Catalan automàticament…
in Japanese 自動的に, 自動で, 無意識的に…
in Italian automaticamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機器, 自動地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机器, 自动地…
(Definition of automatically from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of automatically?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “automatically” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
meme

an idea, image, video, etc. that is spread very quickly on the internet

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More