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automate

verb [T] uk   /ˈɔː.tə.meɪt/  us   /ˈɑː.t̬ə-/
to make a process in a factory or office operate by machines or computers, in order to reduce the amount of work done by humans and the time taken to do the work: Massive investment is needed to automate the production process.
automated
adjective uk   /ˈɔː.tə.meɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˈɑː.t̬ə.meɪ.t̬ɪd/
a fully automated system
automation
noun [U] uk   /ˌɔː.təˈmeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɑː.t̬ə-/
office/factory automation
Translations of “automate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使自動化…
in Russian автоматизировать…
in Turkish makinalar yardımıyla bir şeyi kontrol etmek, makineleştirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使自动化…
in Polish automatyzować…
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