Meaning of “bot” in the English Dictionary

"bot" in Business English

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botnoun [ C ]

uk /bɒt/ us

informal IT, PRODUCTION a robot

IT, INTERNET a computer program that works automatically, especially one that searches for and finds information on the internet:

The state computer fell victim to an automated bot, which probes for security weaknesses, officials said.
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(Definition of “bot” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)