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mechanism

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmekənɪzəm/
a part of a machine, or a set of parts that work together: The elevator has a safety mechanism which prevents it from falling.
a way of doing something that is planned or part of a system: a mechanism to do sth We need to develop a mechanism to keep freelancers supplied with work. The book proposes a mechanism for resolving work disputes. a defence/coping/survival mechanism an effective/elaborate/useful mechanism a control/monitoring mechanism →  See also exchange rate mechanism , price mechanism
Translations of “mechanism”
in Korean 기계 장치…
in Arabic آلية…
in Portuguese mecanismo…
in Catalan mecanisme…
in Japanese メカニズム…
in Italian meccanismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機器零件, 機械零件, 機械裝置…
in Russian механизм, способ…
in Turkish bir aletin mekanik parçası/bölümü, tertibat, düzenek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 机器部件, 机械部件, 机械装置…
in Polish mechanizm…
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