Translation of "automate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


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. 要实现生产过程的自动化需要大量的投资。
automated adjective uk /ˈɔː.tə.meɪ.tɪd/ us /ˈɑː.t̬ə.meɪ.t̬ɪd/

a fully automated system 全自动化系统
automation noun [ U ] uk /ˌɔː.təˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɑː.t̬ə-/

office/factory automation 办公室/工厂自动化

(Translation of “automate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)