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automate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
automateau‧to‧mate /ˈɔːtəmeɪt $ ˈɒː-/ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 to start using computers and machines to do a job, rather than people 🔊 Cash machines automate two basic functions of a bank – deposits and withdrawals.
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automateOther monitoring devices may also be connected and data acquisition is fully automated.The order goes to an automated brokerage service, which searches exchanges to find the best price.It is interesting to contemplate the effects this widespread automated dealing would have on the stock market.Data is easily digitised and automated, the method is not imaging and not cheap.In effect, a personalized automated trading system can be created without having to go to any financial institution.
From Longman Business Dictionaryautomateau‧to‧mate /ˈɔːtəmeɪtˈɒː-/ verb [transitive]MANUFACTURING to change to a system where goods are produced or jobs are done by machines rather than by peopleComputers have enabled us to automate many of the routine tasks in offices.automated adjectivethe industry’s first fully automated warehouseautomation noun [uncountable]Costs have been reduced by automation and heavy job cuts.software for office automation→ See Verb table
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Verb table
automate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyautomate
he, she, itautomates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyautomated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave automated
he, she, ithas automated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad automated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill automate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have automated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam automating
he, she, itis automating
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you, we, theyare automating
Past
I, he, she, itwas automating
you, we, theywere automating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been automating
he, she, ithas been automating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been automating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be automating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been automating
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