automaton Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “automaton” in the English Dictionary

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automatonnoun [C]

uk   /ɔːˈtɒm.ə.tən/  us   /ɑːˈtɑː.mə.t̬ən/ (plural automatons or automata uk   /-tə/ us   )
a ​machine that ​operates on ​its own without the need for ​humancontrol, or a ​person who ​acts like a ​machine, without ​thinking or ​feeling: I take the same ​route to ​work every ​day, like some ​sort of automaton.
(Definition of automaton from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “automaton”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自动操作装置,机器人, 机械行事的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自動操作裝置,機械人, 機械行事的人…
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