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"automate" in British English

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automateverb [T]

uk   /ˈɔː.tə.meɪt/ us   /ˈɑː.t̬ə-/
automated
adjective uk   /ˈɔː.tə.meɪ.tɪd/ us   /ˈɑː.t̬ə.meɪ.t̬ɪd/
a fully automated system
automation
noun [U] uk   /ˌɔː.təˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌɑː.t̬ə-/
office/factory automation
(Definition of automate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"automate" in American English

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automateverb [T]

us   /ˈɔ·t̬əˌmeɪt/
to make something operate automatically by using machines or computers: New technologies let you automate control of your home lighting, appliances, and even heating and cooling systems.
(Definition of automate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"automate" in Business English

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automateverb [T]

uk   /ˈɔːtəmeɪt/ us   WORKPLACE, PRODUCTION
to use machines or computers instead of people to do a particular task, especially in a factory or office: The software automates many processes, increasing reliability and reducing the time involved with each order. All of the factory's operations have been automated.
automated
adjective /ˈɔːtəmeɪtɪd/ /ˈɑːṱəmeɪţɪd/
a fully automated production plant An automated system notifies you via e-mail whenever credit information is added to your file.
(Definition of automate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “automate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使自动化…
in Turkish makinalar yardımıyla bir şeyi kontrol etmek, makineleştirmek…
in Russian автоматизировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使自動化…
in Polish automatyzować…
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