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"mechanic" in British English

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mechanicnoun

uk   /məˈkæn.ɪk/ us   /məˈkæn.ɪk/
  • mechanic noun (JOB)

A2 [C] someone whose job is repairing the engines of vehicles and other machines: a car/garage/bike mechanic

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(Definition of mechanic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mechanic" in American English

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mechanicnoun [C]

us   /məˈkæn·ɪk/
someone who repairs or works with machines, esp. as a job: an auto mechanic
(Definition of mechanic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mechanic" in Business English

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mechanicnoun

uk   /mɪˈkænɪk/ us  
[C] someone whose job is repairing vehicles and other machines: A team of engineers and mechanics help manufacture the machines used on assembly lines. a car/motor/aircraft mechanic
mechanics
[U] the study of the effect of physical forces on objects and their movement: He is a professor of engineering, science and mechanics.
[plural] the way something works or happens: I'm not interested in the mechanics of the advertising campaign.
(Definition of mechanic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mechanic”
in Korean 정비공…
in Arabic مِيكانيكي…
in Malaysian mekanik…
in French mécanicien/-ienne…
in Russian механик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 技師, 機工…
in Italian meccanico, -a…
in Turkish tamirci, teknisyen…
in Polish mechanik…
in Spanish mecánico, -a…
in Vietnamese thợ máy…
in Portuguese mecânico, -a…
in Thai ช่างเครื่อง…
in German der Mechaniker…
in Catalan mecànic, -a…
in Japanese 修理工…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 机工, 机修工…
in Indonesian montir…
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“mechanic” in Business English

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