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For a long time many believed that there would be an automatic adjustment and counted on a rapid increase in the wages of the emerging nations, on our advances in technology and the costs of transport preventing disruption. But this reassuring analysis is out of date.
Laurent Fabius

Meaning of "automatic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AUTOMATIC

From Greek automatos acting independently.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AUTOMATIC

automatic  [ˌɔːtəˈmætɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AUTOMATIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Automatic can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AUTOMATIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of automatic in the English dictionary

The first definition of automatic in the dictionary is performed from force of habit or without conscious thought; lacking spontaneity; mechanical. Other definition of automatic is able to activate, move, or regulate itself. Automatic is also performed by such automatic equipment.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AUTOMATIC


achromatic
ˌækrəˈmætɪk
aromatic
ˌærəˈmætɪk
asymptomatic
æˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk
axiomatic
ˌæksɪəˈmætɪk
chromatic
krəˈmætɪk
diagrammatic
ˌdaɪəɡrəˈmætɪk
diplomatic
ˌdɪpləˈmætɪk
dramatic
drəˈmætɪk
electrochromatic
ɪˌlektrəʊkrəˈmætɪk
emblematic
ˌɛmbləˈmætɪk
idiomatic
ˌɪdɪəˈmætɪk
mathematic
ˌmæθəˈmætɪk
melodramatic
ˌmɛlədrəˈmætɪk
overdramatic
ˌəʊvədrəˈmætɪk
problematic
ˌprɒbləˈmætɪk
programmatic
ˌprəʊɡrəˈmætɪk
psychosomatic
ˌsaɪkəʊsəˈmætɪk
semiautomatic
ˌsɛmɪˌɔːtəˈmætɪk
symptomatic
ˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk
unproblematic
ˌʌnˌprɒbləˈmætɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AUTOMATIC

automated teller machine
automatic camera
automatic door
automatic exposure
automatic focus
automatic frequency control
automatic gain control
automatic pilot
automatic repeat
automatic transmission
automatic vending
automatic vending machine
automatic-focus
automatical
automatically
automaticity
automation
automatisation
automatise
automatism

WORDS THAT END LIKE AUTOMATIC

animatic
charismatic
cinematic
climatic
dogmatic
enigmatic
enzymatic
kinematic
monochromatic
numismatic
pneumatic
pragmatic
prismatic
rheumatic
schematic
simatic
somatic
static
systematic
thematic
traumatic

Synonyms and antonyms of automatic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AUTOMATIC»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «automatic» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of automatic

Translation of «automatic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AUTOMATIC

Find out the translation of automatic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of automatic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «automatic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

自动的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

automático
570 millions of speakers

English

automatic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वचालित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آلِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

автоматический
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

automático
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বয়ংক্রিয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

automatique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Automatik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

automatisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自動的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자동의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Otomatis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tự động
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தானியங்கி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वयंचलित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

otomatik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

automatico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

automatyczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

автоматичний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

automat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυτόματος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

outomatiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

automatisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

automatisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of automatic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AUTOMATIC»

The term «automatic» is very widely used and occupies the 3.494 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AUTOMATIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about automatic

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10 QUOTES WITH «AUTOMATIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word automatic.
1
Roy Barnes
Repeating a grade needs to be the last resort, not an automatic response to a child who is struggling to learn.
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Steve Bartlett
Pension reforms, like investment advice and automatic enrollment, will strengthen the ability of Americans to save and invest for retirement.
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Daniel J. Bernstein
Just because it's automatic doesn't mean it works.
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Craig Bruce
Supermarket automatic doors open for me; therefore, I am.
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A. S. Byatt
For a long time, I felt instinctively irritated - sometimes repelled - by scientific friends' automatic use of the word 'mechanism' for automatic bodily processes. A machine was man-made; it was not a sentient being; a man was not a machine.
6
Oleg Cassini
I spent half my life being hurt. The leftovers of hurt are an automatic gesture, like a dog that salivates.
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Millard Drexler
Creativity runs on automatic, no matter what's happening in other parts of my life. I can't help myself. It's been in me, and it evolves in me over the years. It's a condition in me.
8
Pierre Dukan
If you love a man, immediately you will reduce your intake of food - it's automatic.
9
Monica Edwards
Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.
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Laurent Fabius
For a long time many believed that there would be an automatic adjustment and counted on a rapid increase in the wages of the emerging nations, on our advances in technology and the costs of transport preventing disruption. But this reassuring analysis is out of date.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AUTOMATIC»

Discover the use of automatic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to automatic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Automatic Speech Recognition: The Development of the SPHINX ...
Speech Recognition has a long history of being one of the difficult problems in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science.
Kai-Fu Lee, 1989
2
Automatic Transmissions
With more pertinent content than any other one-volume book on the subject, TechOne: Automatic Transmissions helps readers understand transmissions and related systems to facilitate effective diagnosis and service of automobiles.
Jack Erjavec, 2004
3
Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly
With 85 more models than previous editions, and more than 4,000 superb photos, including valuable step-by-step illustrations for cleaning and repairing and customizing, gunsmiths can easily apply the instructions in this book to most semi ...
J B Wood, 2007
4
Automatic Sequences: Theory, Applications, Generalizations
This book is the first integrated treatment of sequences generated by finite automata and their generalizations.
Jean-Paul Allouche, Jeffrey Shallit, 2003
5
The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-step Plan to Live ...
You can have the money to get the things you want. You can build a seven-figure nest egg that will keep you secure and comfortable for the rest of your life. This book has the power to secure your financial future and change your life.
David Bach, 2005
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Automatic Summarization
Automatic Summarization is a comprehensive overview of research in summarization, including the more traditional efforts in sentence extraction as well as the most novel recent approaches for determining important content, for domain and ...
Ani Nenkova, Kathleen McKeown, 2011
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Automatic Woman: The Representation of Woman in Surrealism
The heart of the book, however, examines the writings of Leonora Carrington and Unica Z_rn, two women in the Surrealist movement whose works, Conley argues, anticipate much contemporary feminist art and theory.
Katharine Conley, 1996
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How to Rebuild and Modify Ford C4 and C6 Automatic Transmissions
In How to Rebuild and Modify Ford C4 and C6 Automatic Transmissions, author George Reid walks readers through the process step-by-step, from removing the transmission, to complete overhaul, to proper re-installation and road testing.
George Reid, 2012
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Automatic Writing 1930
The author attempts to answer the following questions: what is automatic writing; what makes a person do it; do you have to be queer to do it; is it a spirit phenomena; could I find something in me I did not know existed; can everybody do ...
Anita M. Muhl, 2003
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Automatic Summarization
This book provides a systematic introduction to the field, explaining basic definitions, the strategies used by human summarizers, and automatic methods that leverage linguistic and statistical knowledge to produce extracts and abstracts.
Inderjeet Mani, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AUTOMATIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term automatic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Voting Rights Group Pushes Automatic Registration As 2016 Issue
WASHINGTON -- Automatic voter registration has become a zeitgeisty election reform for Democrats, since Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) signed ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
The Enemy announce fourth album 'It's Automatic' and UK tour dates
The Enemy announce fourth album 'It's Automatic' and UK tour dates Get Tickets. The LP follows on from 2012's 'Streets In The Sky'. «NME.com, Jul 15»
3
'No automatic AAG place for foreign-based judokas'
The Nigeria Judo Federation has ruled out automatic tickets for foreign-based judokas into the Nigeria judo team for the forthcoming 11th All ... «Daily Trust, Jul 15»
4
Newport Sets Up Automatic Tax Payment System
Now, the city is offering a new automatic debit program for residents which offers an easy way to make sure your taxes are always paid on time ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
5
France: no 'automatic exit' of Greece from euro
French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said Monday the “No” vote in the Greek referendum does not mean an automatic exit from the eurozone, ... «Anadolu Agency, Jul 15»
6
Mahindra Scorpio Automatic to be launched soon
The only thing that has been really lacking in the Scorpio though, is the addition of an automatic gearbox. Now though, Mahindra will soon ... «Zigwheels.com, Jul 15»
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Several state lawmakers turn down automatic pay raise
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Several Rhode Island lawmakers have turned down an automatic raise that kicked in at the beginning of the month. «WLNE-TV, Jul 15»
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NABBED: STF Arrests Robbery Suspect With Automatic Rifle …
The Special Task Force (STF) on Jos crisis, code-named “Operation Safe Haven, has paraded an armed robbery suspect arrested with an ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»
9
Nano gets an automatic twist
It is only now that the Nano has got a real twist. No other car has undergone such transformation post its launch like the Nano has. «onmanorama, Jul 15»
10
MIT Researchers Develop Automatic Security Vulnerability Fix
Researchers at MIT have developed an automatic way to fix vulnerabilities by borrowing functionality securely from other applications. «The VAR Guy, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Automatic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/automatic>. Nov 2019 ».
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