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"ATM" in British English

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ATMnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌeɪ.tiːˈem/ mainly US (UK usually cash machine, cashpoint)
(Definition of ATM from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ATMnoun [C]

(also cash machine)
abbreviation forautomated/​automaticteller machine (= a machine from which you can get ​money by using a ​specialcard)
(Definition of ATM from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ATM" in Business English

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ATMnoun

uk   us   /ˌeɪtiːˈem/
[C] BANKING abbreviation for automated/​automatictellermachine: a ​machine, usually outside a ​bank, which ​customers can use to get ​money out or ​manage their ​account by using a ​plasticcard together with a PIN (= a ​secretnumber): an ATM ​card/​machineATM charges/transactions/withdrawals Most ​banks now ​offerfree ATM ​transactions.
[U] IT abbreviation for Asynchronous Transfer Mode: a way of ​sendingdata from one ​computer to another
(Definition of ATM from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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