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English definition of “mechanical”

mechanical

adjective (WITHOUT THOUGHT)    /məˈkæn.ɪ.kəl/ (also mechanistic) disapproving
C2 without thinking about what you are doing, especially because you do something often: I was taught to read in a mechanical way.Habitual and customary
(Definition of mechanical adjective (WITHOUT THOUGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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