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English definition of “clockwork”

clockwork

noun     /ˈklɒkwɜːk/
[U] a system of machinery that starts when you turn a handle or key : a clockwork toy Watches and clocksEngines and motorsThe engine and engine parts
(as) regular as clockwork extremely regularly : The bell rang at 8 a.m., regular as clockwork.Frequency and regularity - general words
run/go like clockwork to happen exactly as planned , with no problems : The whole event went like clockworkPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of clockwork noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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