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Meaning of “mechanism” - Learner’s Dictionary

mechanism

noun [C]     /ˈmekənɪzəm/
PART OF EQUIPMENT
a part of a piece of equipment that does a particular job: The clock's winding mechanism had broken.Engines and motorsThe engine and engine parts
SYSTEM
a system for achieving something, or the way that a system works: We need a mechanism for resolving this sort of dispute.Ways of achieving things
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