Definition of “robot” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “robot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“robot” in American English

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robotnoun [ C ]

us /ˈroʊ·bɑt, -bət/

a mechanical device that works automatically or by computer control:

Industrial robots are replacing people.

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“robot” in Business English

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robotnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrəʊbɒt/ us IT, PRODUCTION

a machine that is controlled by a computer and does jobs automatically:

Today, in car factories, there is more than one robot for every ten production workers.

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