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English definition of “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
(Definition of mechanism noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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