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English definition of “mechanic”


[C] someone whose job is repairing vehicles and other machines: A team of engineers and mechanics help manufacture the machines used on assembly lines. a car/motor/aircraft mechanic
mechanics [U] the study of the effect of physical forces on objects and their movement: He is a professor of engineering, science and mechanics. [plural] the way something works or happens: I'm not interested in the mechanics of the advertising campaign.
(Definition of mechanic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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