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EtymologyEdit

automatic +‎ -ation. Coined by a Ford Executive Vice President, Delmar S. Harder, in the 1940s.

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automation (countable and uncountable, plural automations)

  1. The act or process of converting the controlling of a machine or device to a more automatic system, such as computer or electronic controls.
    • 2012 October 23, David Leonhardt, "[1]," New York Times (retrieved 24 October 2012):
      The presidential campaign has been more focused on Bain Capital and an “apology tour” than on the challenges created by globalization and automation.

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  • IPA(key): /o.tɔ.ma.sjɔ̃/, /ɔ.tɔ.ma.sjɔ̃/
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automation f (plural automations)

  1. automation

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automation c

  1. automation

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