automatic

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automatic is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˌɔːtəˈmætɪk/
  • SAMPA: /%O:t@"m{tIk/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
automatic

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If something is automatic, it works by itself.
    A washing machine is automatic.

Related words[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
automatic

Plural
automatics

  1. (countable) A car that changes the gear by itself is called an automatic.
    The car is not manual shift, it is automatic.
  2. (countable) A gun that continues to fire while the trigger is pressed is called an automatic.
    That machine gun is an automatic.