automate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"automate" in British English

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automateverb [T]

uk   /ˈɔː.tə.meɪt/  us   /ˈɑː.t̬ə-/
to make a ​process in a ​factory or ​officeoperate by ​machines or ​computers, in ​order to ​reduce the ​amount of ​work done by ​humans and the ​time taken to do the ​work: Massive ​investment is ​needed to automate the ​productionprocess.
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 ​operateautomatically by using ​machines or ​computers: New ​technologieslet you automate ​control of ​yourhomelighting, ​appliances, and ​evenheating and ​coolingsystems.
(Definition of automate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"automate" in Business English

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automateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈɔːtəmeɪt/ 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, ​increasingreliability and ​reducing the ​time involved with each ​order. All of the factory's ​operations have been automated.
automated
adjective /ˈɔːtəmeɪtɪd/  us /ˈɑːṱəmeɪţɪd/
a fully automatedproductionplant An automated ​systemnotifies you via ​e-mail whenever ​creditinformation 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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