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English definition of “automatic”

automatic

adjective (CERTAIN)    /ˌɔː.təˈmæt.ɪk/ US  /ˌɑː.t̬əˈmæt̬-/
C2 certain to happen as part of the normal process or system : Citizenship is automatic for children born in this country . You get an automatic promotion after two years .Inevitable
(Definition of automatic adjective (CERTAIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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