automatic · adjective /ˌɔːt̬.əˈmæt̬.ɪk/Full view
automatic (MACHINE)
B2 An automatic machine works by itself or with little human control.
Dictionary example:

automatic doors

Learner example:

It has both manual and automatic functions so it has a lot of possibilities. (First Certificate in English; B2; Swedish)

automatic (PERSON)
C2 done as a natural reaction, without thinking
Dictionary example:

My automatic response was to pull my hand away.

Learner example:

Her gesture was almost automatic. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; French)

automatic (CERTAIN)
C2 certain to happen as part of the normal process or system
Dictionary example:

You get an automatic promotion after two years.

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